9th November 2015

The SCCJR is pleased to announce its 2015 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 winning posters will be displayed during the centre’s 10th anniversary celebrations in 2016, and the winner and runner-up will each receive a cash prize.

The deadline for entries is February 1st 2016. For information on how to enter, please view: PhD Poster Competition Guidelines 2015

See below for the stand-out entries in last year’s inaugural competition.

PhD poster competition 2014

Joint first prize

Shadi Whitburn, PhD Student, University of Glasgow: ‘Is the War on Drugs producing refugees? The impact of drug violence around the U.S border communities’.

Shadi Whitburn

Shadi Whitburn

Rebecca Foster, PhD Student, University of Glasgow: ‘Exploring the ‘pains of imprisonment’ for prisoners’ families: an ethnographic study with prisoners’ visitors at a Scottish Prison’.

Rebecca Foster

Rebecca Foster

Runner-up prize

Dinah Aitken, PhD Student, University of Edinburgh: ‘In harm’s way: the experience of young people with a family member in prison’.

Dianh Aitken

Dinah Aitken