Fern is an early career researcher whose interests centre on the impact of the Scottish Youth Justice system and experiences of children and young people in conflict with the law.
Fern is particularly interested in developing creative, participatory research methods which empower children and young people. Her PhD explored how and why decisions are made in the context of ‘Early and Effective Intervention’ (EEI). Fern is also a Research Associate on ESRC funded project Public Health Youth Violence Reduction (PHYVR) at Glasgow University.
University of Strathclyde, CYCJ
Centre for Youth Crime and Justice
Lord Hope Building
University of Strathclyde,
141 St James Road