Alistair Fraser’s Urban Legends shortlisted for major ethnography award
Dr Alistair Fraser’s book Urban Legends: Gang Identity in the Post Industrial City has been shortlisted for The Ethnography Award, presented by BBC Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed in association with the British Sociological Association.
Trafficking Culture researchers join landmark UNESCO round table in Paris
Researchers from the Trafficking Culture team have participated in a UNESCO round table event in Paris on the illicit trafficking of cultural property.
SSCJR projects featured in new Scottish Prison Service magazine
Work by SCCJR academics is highlighted in the first edition of the Scottish Prison Service’s new e-magazine, Together.
Podcasts and more from Offender Supervision in Europe
The COST Action chaired by the SCCJR’s Professor Fergus McNeill has concluded, but is continuing to disseminate finding in the form of reports, presentations and podcasts.
Offender supervision is not experienced as a “soft option”, Europe-wide research project finds
Offender Supervision in Europe, the COST Action chaired by the SCCJR’s Professor Fergus McNeill, has produced its final report following a major conference in Brussels.
Prison Health Symposium: call for papers
Papers are invited for a two-day symposium to consider the methodological and ethical dimensions of conducting health-focused social science research through and beyond prison settings.
Donna Yates talks to BBC Radio 4 about major museum thefts
Dr Donna Yates was interviewed for Radio 4’s Today programme after 14 members of organised crime gangs were convicted of stealing artefacts from museums worth nearly £60m.
PhD Poster Competition: The Winners!
The winners of this year’s SCCJR PhD poster competition have been announced, with Emiline Smith of the University of Glasgow taking the top prize.
Mentoring helps cut reoffending, SCCJR researchers find
A team of researchers including three members of SCCJR has found strong evidence that mentoring reduces risk factors associated with offending.