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  • Jaffee, S.R., McFarquhar, T., Stevens, S., Ouellet-Morin, I., Melhuish, E., and Belsky, J. (in press). Interactive effects of early and recent exposure to stressful contexts on cortisol reactivity in middle childhood. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry.
  • Anning, A., Ball, M., Belsky, J. and Melhuish, E. (in press). Exploring Links Between the Processes and Impact of Sure Start Local Programmes: Multi-Agency Team Work as an Exemplar. Children and Society.
  • NESS Research Team (in press). Evaluating a National Intervention Programmed for Disadvantaged Young Children: The Sure Start Local Programmes in England. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1 [Reprinted in M. Junger, R. Tremblay, W. Koops, B. Prinsen and H. Jonkman (Eds.), Early interventions to prevent conduct disorders: Opportunities and problems. London: Psychology Press.]
  • Belsky, J. Melhuish, E., and Barnes. (in press). Sure Start Local Programmes: Area-Based, Early-Preventative Intervention in England. In R. Alexander, N. Guterman and S. Alexander (Eds.), Prevention of Child Maltreatment. St. Louis, Missouri: GW Medical Publishing.

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  • Belsky, J. and Melhuish, E. (2009). Early Intervention for Young Children and their Families in England: The Sure Start Journey Over the Last Decade. In U. Von der Leyen and V. Spidla (eds) Voneinander lernen - miteinander handeln: Aufgaben und Perspektiven der Europdischen Allianz f|r Familien (Shared experience, concerted action: Ideas and perspectives in the European Alliance for Families). Baden-Baden Germany, Nomos-Verlag.
  • Hall, J., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Sammons, P., Siraj-Blatchford, I. and Taggart, B. (2009), ‘The role of pre-school quality in promoting resilience in the cognitive development of young childrenPDF icon. Oxford Review of Education, 35, 331–352.
  • Belsky, J., A. Leyland, J. Barnes and Edward Melhuish Sure Start in England, The Lancet, 373, Issue 9661, February 2009. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60132-X.

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  • Melhuish, E.C. and Petrogiannis, K. (Eds.). Early Childhood Care and Education: International perspectives on policy and research. London: Routledge.
  • Melhuish, E.C. (2006). Policy and Research on preschool care and education in the UK. In E. Melhuish and K. Petrogiannis (Eds.), Early Childhood Care and Education: International perspectives on policy and research. London: Routledge.
  • Melhuish, E.C. and Petrogiannis, K. (2006). Introducing international perspectives on early childhood care and education. In E. Melhuish and K. Petrogiannis (Eds.), Early Childhood Care and Education: International perspectives on policy and research. London: Routledge.
  • Melhuish, E.C. and Petrogiannis, K. (2006). An international overview of early childhood care and education. In E. Melhuish and K. Petrogiannis (Eds.), Early Childhood Care and Education: International perspectives on policy and research. London: Routledge.
  • Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Sammons, P., Siraj-Blatchford, I., and Taggart, B. (2006). The Effective Provision of Preschool Education (EPPE) Project. In J. J. van Kuyk, (Ed.), The Quality of Early Childhood Education. Arnhem, The Netherlands: Cito.
  • Melhuish, E.C. (2006). Early years Childcare Research in the UK. In M. Takeuchi, R. Scott, D. Benesh, and N. Carlson (Eds.), New Directions for Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International perspectives. Cedar Falls, IA; Martin Quam Press.
  • NESS Research Team (2006). Evaluating a national intervention programme for disadvantaged young children: the evaluation of Sure Start Local Programmes in England. In M. Junger, R. Tremblay, W. Koops, B. Prinsen and H. Jonkman (Eds.), Early interventions to prevent conduct disorders: Opportunities and problems. Amsterdam: Psychology Press.
  • NESS Research Team (2006). Evaluating Sure Start. Poverty, 123, 3-4.
  • Taggart, B., Sammons, P., Smees, R., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Elliot, K. and Lunt I. (2006). Early Identification of Special Needs and the Definition of ‘At Risk’. The Early Years Transition and Special Educational Needs (EYTSEN) Project. British Journal of Special Education, 33, 40-46.
  • Barnes, J., Belsky, J., Broomfield, K., Melhuish, E. and the NESS Research Team (2006). Neighbourhood deprivation, school disorder and academic achievement in primary schools in deprived communities in England PDF icon. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 30, 127-136.
  • Belsky, J., Melhuish, E., Barnes, J., Leyland, A., Romaniuk, H. and the NESS Research Team (2006). Effects of Sure Start Local Programmes on Children and Families: Early Findings From a Quasi-experimental, Cross-sectional Study PDF icon. British Medical Journal, 332, 1476-1478.
  • Siraj-Blatchford, I., Sammons, P., Taggart, B., Sylva, K. and Melhuish, E. (2006). Educational Research and Evidence-Based Policy: The Mixed-method Approach of the EPPE Project PDF icon. Evaluation of Research in Education, 19, 63-82.
  • Sylva, K., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Taggart, B., Melhuish, E.C., and Sammons, P. (2006). Capturing quality in early childhood through environmental rating scales PDF icon. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 21, 76-92.
  • Taggart, B., Sammons, P., Smees, R., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Elliot, K. and Lunt, I. (2006). Early identification of special needs and the definition of 'at risk'. British Journal of Special Education, 33, 40-45.
  • Melhuish, E., Quinn, L., Hanna, K., Sylva, K., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Sammons, P. and Taggart, B. (2006). The Effective Pre-school Provision in Northern Ireland Project, Summary Report. Belfast, N.I.: Stranmillis University Press.
  • Melhuish, E., Romaniuk, H., Sammons, P., Sylva, K., Siraj-Blatchford, I. and Taggart B. (2006). Effective Pre-school and Primary Education 3-11 (EPPE 3-11) project. The Effectiveness of Primary Schools in England in Key Stage 2 for 2002, 2003 and 2004. PDF icon DfES Research Brief X06-06. Nottingham: DfES.
  • Sammons, P., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Taggart, B., and Grabbe, Y. (2006). Effective Pre-school and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11). Influences upon children’s attainment and progress in Key Stage 2: Cognitive outcomes in Year 5. PDF icon Nottingham: DfES.
  • Sammons, P., Taggart, B., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Barreau, S. and Manni, L. (2006a). Effective Pre-school and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11) Variations in Teacher and Pupil Behaviours in Year 5 Classes. PDF icon DfES Research Brief 817. Nottingham: DfES.
  • Melhuish, E., Romaniuk, H., Sammons, P., Sylva, K., Siraj-Blatchford, I. and Taggart B. (2006). Effective Pre-school and Primary Education 3-11 (EPPE 3-11) project. The Effectiveness of Primary Schools in England in Key Stage 2 for 2002, 2003 and 2004. PDF icon Full Report. London: Institute of Education.
  • Sammons, P., Taggart, B., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Barreau, S. and Manni, L. (2006). Effective Pre-school and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11) Variations in Teacher and Pupil Behaviours in Year 5 Classes. PDF icon Full report. London: Institute of Education.
  • Meadows, P. and NESS Research Team (2006). Cost effectiveness in implementing SSLPs: An interim report. PDF icon

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