Introducing the SCCJR blog
SCCJR has launched a new blog bringing together crime and justice-related reflections by from staff and students, from PhD project updates and conference notes to arts reviews and listings of lectures, seminars and other events of interest.
Radical plans to extend tagging of offenders
The proposals would see sobriety and GPS tags introduced, and tagging used as an alternative to remand. Electronic monitoring expert Dr Hannah Graham joined a discussion on the BBC’s Good Morning Scotland about the plans.
Donna Yates joins culture summit debate in Edinburgh
Dr Donna Yates joined an expert panel for a radio discussion on heritage protection to coincide with Edinburgh International Culture Summit
Dr Kath Murray wins major award for her hugely influential research into stop-and-search
The SCCJR’s Dr Kath Murray has been honoured by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for her agenda-setting work on police stop and search.
Rehabilitation Work by Hannah Graham: ‘A truly remarkable achievement’
A new book by Dr Hannah Graham looking behind the closed doors of prisons, probation and parole offices, drug rehabs, and recovery support services has been hailed as an “important contribution to the recovery and desistance literature”.
Call for articles for Scottish Journal of Criminal Justice Studies
The official journal of the Scottish Association for the Study of Offending (SASO) is keen to publish original articles on matters of interest to the Scottish criminal justice community.
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.
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.