Dr Matthew Maycock

Learning And Development Researcher - Scottish Prison Service


Matthew is the learning and development researcher for the Scottish Prison Service where heĀ  undertakes research and evaluation on a range of organisational practices and policies, drawing on latest academic theories, seeking to position and evidence the SPS as a world-leading, professional body in criminal and social justice.

He is a former researcher at the Social and Public Health Scientist Unit at the Glasgow University in the Settings and Organisations Team. His research focused on masculinity and health in prisons, with a particular focus on the adaption of a health promotion intervention delivered in a number of secure institutions in Scotland.

Keywords: Masculinity, gender, the social world of prisons, health promotion in prison

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