SCCJR evaluation finds Whole System Approach to youth justice boosts partnership working
A co-ordinated approach to diverting young offenders away from the criminal justice system has been found to boost partnership working amid a reduction in referrals to the children’s hearing system.
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SASO Student Essay Competition 2015
The Scottish Association for the Study of Offending (SASO), in conjunction with SCCJR, awards an annual essay prize open to students of criminology and/or criminal justice.
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SCCJR publishes evaluation of rape victim support service
Researchers from the SCCJR find 24-hour advocacy support service for victims and survivors of rape was highly valued by those who used it.
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Trafficking Culture in the News
The work of SCCJR Research Assistant Christos Tsirogiannis has received extensive press coverage after The Scotsman reported on auction house Christie’s withdrawing auction lots for sales amid concerns about links to organised crime. Christos, who is a member of the Trafficking Culture team, warned the auction house was failing to carry out “due diligence”.
The Governance of Security and the Analysis of Risk for Sporting Mega Events
Creating a ‘living legacy’ for Europe from an analysis of security planning for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games (G2014). Providing key guidance and learnings to practitioners before, during and after G2014.
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Transforming Offender Rehabilitation
We are delighted to announce that our ‘Desistance Knowledge Exchange (DesKE) project’ were runners up for a major national award from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for its impact on public policy. More…