Misca, G. (Principal Investigator) (2015-16) - Parenting under fire: cross-cultural examination of child maltreatment in military families, Fulbright Scholar Award (10-months); funded by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board http://www.fulbright.org.uk/about/meet-our-fulbrighters/gabriela-misca/997
Misca, G. (Principal Investigator) (2014-15) An exploration of military ex-service and veterans experiences of mental health services and the support needs of their families, Funded by the South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and University of Worcester
Misca G. with Gilbert, B. (2015 on-going) - An exploration of military wives perception of their family life, funded by the National Centre for the Study and Prevention of Violence and Abuse
Misca, G. with Zanca, R. (2014) Human Trafficking: sending countries perspectives
Misca, G. (Principal Investigator) (2014-16) - The Rescued Romanian orphans revisited: Coming of age
Scherman, R. and Misca, G. (Principal Co-investigators) (2013-16) - Professionals attitudes toward placing adoptive children with gay/lesbian couples: A cross-national study, Funded by Contestable Small Project Grant awarded by the AUT University, New Zealand
Misca, G. (Principal Investigator) (2012) Same-gender couples choosing parenthood through adoption and fostering: a scoping study, Funded by University of Worcester
Misca, G. (Principal Investigator) (2008-2010) An evaluation of progress and outcomes in a recovery program for children who suffered abuse and neglect; Funded by SACCS Ltd.
Misca, G. (Principal Investigator) (2004-2005) - Romanian orphans: A follow-up study, Post-doctoral Fellowship funded by ESRC (UK Economic and Social Research Council)
Scherman, R., Misca, G., Rotabi, K. & Selman, P. (2016). Global commercial surrogacy and international adoption: A brief comparison of similarities and differences. Adoption & Fostering.
Neamtu, N. and Misca, G. (Guest Co-editors) (2016) Contemporary Challenges in Social Work Practice in Multicultural Societies, Social Work Review Special Issue 1/2016
Zanca, R. and Misca, G. (forthcoming 2016) Filling the gaps? Romanian social workers migration into the UK, Social Work Review, 1/2016
Misca, G. (2015) An exploration of military ex-service and veterans experiences of mental health services and the support needs of their families, Executive Board Report for the South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Misca, G. (2014) The Quiet Migration: Is Intercountry Adoption a Successful Intervention In the Lives of Vulnerable Children?. Family Court Review, 52: 6068. doi: 10.1111/fcre.12070
Misca, G. and Smith, J. (2013) Mothers, Fathers, Families and Child Development, in Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World (eds A. Abela and J. Walker), John Wiley & Sons, Oxford. doi: 10.1002/9781118320990.ch11 [ Full-text available: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118320990.ch11/pdf ]
Unwin, P. and Misca, G. (2013) The changing face of adoption in England: Opportunities and Dilemmas, Social Work Review / Revista de Asistenta Sociala (ISSN 1583-0608), 12(2), 1-9
Misca, G. (2013) The Quiet Migration, in Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World (eds A. Abela and J. Walker), John Wiley & Sons, Oxford. doi: 10.1002/9781118320990.ch20
Misca, G. (2010) Challenges in Evaluation of Intervention Programmes with Children: Reflections from a Research(er) Perspective, Social Work Review / Revista de Asistenta Sociala (ISSN 1583-0608), 9(4), 41-48
Misca, G. (2010) Attachment and interventions for adolescents growing up in institutional care, in Knorth, E.J., Kalverboer, M.E., Knot-Dickscheit, J. (eds) How interventions in child and family care work: An international sourcebook, Antwerp-Apeldoorn: Garant (ISBN 978-90-441-2697-6)
Misca, G. (2009) Perspectives on the life course: Childhood and adolescence, in Adams, R., Dominelli, L. and Payne, M. (eds) Social Work: Themes, issues and critical debates, 3rd ed., Basingstoke: Palgrave (ISBN: 9780230218659).
Roberts, D., Bernard, M., Misca, G. and Head, E. (2008) Experiences of children and young people caring for a parent with a mental health problem, SCIE Research briefing 24; Available: http://.www.scie.org.uk/publications/briefings/briefing24/index.asp
Misca, G. (2008) Developmental adjustment in adolescents growing up in childcare institutions in Romania, in Canali, C and Vechiatto, T. and Whittaker, J.K. (eds) Assessing the Evidence-base of Intervention for Vulnerable Children and Their Families, Padova: Fondazione Emanuela Zancan (ISBN: 88-88843-24-8), 210-213.
Dixon, L. and Misca, G., Eds (2004) Mapping the number and characteristics of children under three in institutions across Europe at risk of harm: Report of Proceedings, EU Daphne Program 2002/3; WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mulheir, G., Browne, K., Darabus, S., Misca, G., Pop, D. and Wilson, B. (2004) De-institutionalisation of Childrens services in Romania: A good practice guide, Bucharest: Romanian Government and UNICEF (155pp, ISBN: 973-8411-26-2 English; 973-8411-25-4 - Romanian)
Misca, G. (2015) An exploration of military ex-service and veterans experiences of mental health services and the support needs of their families, Worcester, University of Worcester
Misca, G. (2010) A critical review of the SACCS assessment method, Keele: University of Keele
Selwyn, J. and Misca, G. (2006) Could it be you? A survey of Barnardos adopters and foster carers, Bristol: Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies and Barnardos
Farmer, E., Misca, G. and Selwyn, J. (2006) Supports and Outcomes of Placements in One Independent Fostering Agency, University of Bristol, School for Policy Studies
Conference and keynote addresses
1-4 June 2016 AFCC 53rd Annual Conference - Modern Families: New Challenges, New Solutions (Seattle, USA) Parenting under fire: Resilience in children growing up in military families (workshop)