Welcome to the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research

The Centre is a collaboration between the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Strathclyde. The SCCJR aims to produce research that informs policy and practice and advances our understanding of justice.


This week we have two amazing events for you.
On Wednesday we will be discussing the politics of prison air with Tomas Max Martin.
and . . .

SCCJR Seminar: ‘Just for Kids? How the Youth Decarceration Discourse Legitimises Adult Incarceration’ with Dr @HediViterbo , chaired by @margueritesch with @fifidyer as our discussant.

Register here:

Thank you to all who applied to our Development Grant Fund and PGR Rapid Response call ✍️

All successful applicants have now been notified and, we must say, the projects submitted have been fantastic! We look forward to following this work as it develops 👀

New SCCJR publication
Mapping Drug Use, Interventions & Treatment Needs in Scottish prisons is a literature review by Claire Toomey, Maria Fotopoulou @MariaFotopoul13 & Sarah Armstrong @SarahAinGlasgow

The politics of fear led to mass incarceration and the emergence of a supervised society. We need a radical politics of hospitality to find our way home. #HalfwayHome @BeySimpson @JustLeadersUSA @UChicagoCrown @ABFResearch @NewAmerica @TEDTalks

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