It has take me a little longer to write this post due to the whirlwind of activity since the conference. However, I wanted to reflect on what was a very positive and academically stimulating conference. This years conference was organised by Sheffield Hallam University. They did an excellent job with both the postgraduate conference and the… Continue reading British Society of Criminology Conference, Creative Criminology & Punishing Women
I have to admit, I have been rather lazy in keeping the blog updated. There are reasons (not excuses) for this – see further down this post! So here is a little recap of the things that I have been up to since summer. Data Collection (POP) Currently, I am in data collection. This is… Continue reading Data Collection, REALab, @Creative_Crim & A New Arrival
Currently I am juggling a number of projects; including a pilot study, gaining access at a different organisation for my new study, a number of conferences up and down the country, and a separate study altogether with REALab and the Whitworth. However, amongst all these distractions I am also still reading for my PhD and… Continue reading Doing Participatory Action Reserch
Earlier this month HMI Probation produced a report in to the delivery of unpaid work. The report found that the overall quality of unpaid work varied significantly between the six Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) examined during June and July 2015, with a lack of dominant model for best practise in the delivery of community service… Continue reading Transforming Rehabilitation – For the better?
Happy New Year! The fact that I am saying that In February is some indication as to how busy I have been during the beginning of 2015. During January I was incredibly fortunate (particularly as I am still a masters student) to attend the PhD training school organised by COST Action IS1106 Offender Management in… Continue reading COST Action IS1106 Offender Supervision In Europe – Training School