Conferences · Education · RESEARCH:inthepark

CYPInnovResMethods16 – Cardiff University 25th April 2016

Innovative research methods with children and young people, Cardiff University (25/4/16). Last week, Charlene and I attended an interesting and thought provoking methodology conference at Cardiff University. This was really one of those events where you thank your lucky stars the call for papers graced your inbox. Every single presentation gave you the gift of… Continue reading CYPInnovResMethods16 – Cardiff University 25th April 2016

Conferences · Education · RESEARCH:inthepark

Success – REALab, the Whitworth, and innovative research methods with children and young people

So far this week it has been a week of successes, and amazingly it is only Tuesday! Yesterday, Charlene and I travelled down to Cardiff University for the conference ‘Innovative research methods with children and young people’. I submitted a poster presentation of the research proposal and Charlene presented a paper and a poster.I have… Continue reading Success – REALab, the Whitworth, and innovative research methods with children and young people

Education · Field Work Diary · Offender Supervision

Doing Participatory Action Reserch

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

Conferences · RESEARCH:inthepark

Innovative research methods with children and young people 

In preparation for (the now Dr) Rachel Smith and I pitching our research to REALab and the Whitworth on 26th April , I am presenting our initial research design at the conference ‘Innovative research methods with children and young people’ at Cardiff University on Monday 25th April. Here is the poster I will be presenting: … Continue reading Innovative research methods with children and young people 

Field Work Diary · RESEARCH:inthepark

RESEARCH:inthepark

RESEARCH:inthepark is (a working title for) a new research project I am developing with Rachel Smith (University of Manchester). Working closely with the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, UK, and sponsored/ facilitated by REALab Manchester. We are developing a proposal for a three month evaluation research project. While we are currently developing the research proposal… Continue reading RESEARCH:inthepark

Offender Supervision

Transforming Rehabilitation – For the better?

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?

Conferences · Education · Offender Supervision

COST Action IS1106 Offender Supervision In Europe – Training School

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