New Distant Voices project to challenge views of ‘offender rehabilitation’
30th January 2017
Distant Voices, the partnership between Vox Liminis and the SCCJR, has secured funding for a new project, Coming Home.
The Economic and Social Research Council (60%) and Arts and Humanities Research Council (40%) have agreed to co-fund the project, which is also supported by Creative Scotland, the Scottish Prison Service and Glasgow Community Justice Authority.
The project will led by the...
PhD poster competition 2017 – call for entries
4th January 2017
The SCCJR is pleased to announce its 2017 PhD Poster Competition.
The competition, open to SCCJR PhD candidates in their second, third and fourth years of study, gives our researchers an opportunity to showcase their work in creative and novel ways.
The winner and runner-up will each receive a cash prize.
The deadline for entries is Tuesday, February 28th. For information on how to enter,...
Trafficking Culture’s Neil Brodie to give Plenderleith Lecture in Glasgow
19th October 2016
Trafficking Culture’s Dr Neil Brodie will deliver the 19th Annual Plenderleith Lecture, the Scottish conservation sector’s annual keynote presentation, in Glasgow next month
The lecture, titled “Antiquities trafficking – 21st-century developments”, is taking place at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art on November 24, from 6pm. Dr Brodie will discuss the global...
Alistair Fraser and Beth Weaver share British Society of Criminology book prize
11th July 2016
From left, Beth Weaver, BSC Prize Convenor James Treadwell, and Alistair Fraser
Two Scottish researchers have won the British Society of Criminology’s Criminology Book Prize.
The SCCJR’s Dr Alistair Fraser, of the University of Glasgow, and SCCJR associate Dr Beth Weaver, of the University of Strathclyde, were recognised for their titles on two wide-ranging topics: youth gangs and...