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
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
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
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
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
The few months following graduation and beginning my MA have been hectic to say the least. However, now things are beginning to calm down I have begun reflecting upon my final year and how I can make use of my experiences. I have written and posted about my sociology dissertation and then about the research… Continue reading How to survive a student placement.