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Longer sentences? Overcrowded UK prisons are already failing society

Digital Artefact
Foster, R., & Anderson, K. (2023)
Longer sentences? Overcrowded UK prisons are already failing society. [Magazine]

Environmental Harms at the Border: The Case of Lampedusa

Journal Article
Soliman, F. (2023)
Environmental Harms at the Border: The Case of Lampedusa. Critical Criminology, 31, 725-741. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10612-023-09692-x
In this paper I examine authorities’ management of migrant boats on the island of Lampedusa, Italy, as an example of environmental border harm. A danger to trawlers, sunken wr...

Many Kenyans have embraced vigilante cops – an ineffective police force is to blame

Digital Artefact
Wairuri, K. (2022)
Many Kenyans have embraced vigilante cops – an ineffective police force is to blame

Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice: Addressing the Justice Gap

Book
Keenan, M., & Zinsstag, E. (2022)
Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice: Addressing the Justice Gap. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Concerned by the high attrition rates for sexual crime and the secondary victimization experienced by victims during their participation in the criminal justice system, this b...

‘Channel Shift’: technologically-mediated policing and procedural justice

Journal Article
Wells, H. M., Aston, E. V., Bradford, B., O'Neill, M., Clayton, E., & Andrews, W. (in press)
‘Channel Shift’: technologically-mediated policing and procedural justice. International Journal of Police Science and Management, https://doi.org/10.1177/1461355722113296
In recent years, police forces in the United Kingdom have introduced various technologies that alter the methods by which they interact with the public. In a parallel developm...

Challenges for drug checking services in Scotland: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions

Journal Article
Falzon, D., Aston, E. V., Carver, H., Masterton, W., Wallace, B., Sumnall, H., …Parkes, T. (2022)
Challenges for drug checking services in Scotland: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions. Harm Reduction Journal, 19(1), Article 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00686-6
Background The impact of policing practices on the engagement of people who use drugs (PWUD) with harm reduction services is well evidenced. Although the police have tradition...

Challenges for drug checking services in a Scottish context: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions

Journal Article
Falzon, D., Aston, E. V., Carver, H., Masterson, W., Wallace, B., Sumnall, H., …Parkes, T. (2022)
Challenges for drug checking services in a Scottish context: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions. Harm Reduction Journal, 19, Article 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00686-6
Background The impact of policing practices on the engagement of people who use drugs (PWUD) with harm reduction services is well evidenced. Although the police have tradition...

‘Why would we not want to keep everybody safe?’ The views of family members of people who use drugs on the implementation of drug consumption rooms in Scotland

Journal Article
Parkes, T., Price, T., Foster, R., Trayner, K. M. A., Sumnall, H. R., Livingston, W., …Nicholls, J. (2022)
‘Why would we not want to keep everybody safe?’ The views of family members of people who use drugs on the implementation of drug consumption rooms in Scotland. Harm Reduction Journal, 19(1), Article 99. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00679-5
Background People who use drugs in Scotland are currently experiencing disproportionately high rates of drug-related deaths. Drug consumption rooms (DCRs) are harm reduction s...

Progressive Penality as Performance

Journal Article
Buchan, J., & McNeill, F. (in press)
Progressive Penality as Performance. Howard Journal of Crime and Justice,
Scotland’s prison population remains stubbornly high despite reforms to sentencing and community penalties (most recently in 2016). Seeking to advance the debate on punishment...

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Justice Voluntary Sector

Report
Skelton, F., & Haddow, C. (2022)
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Justice Voluntary Sector. Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum
Executive summary This report presents findings from two research projects exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on third sector justice organisations and workers in ...
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Raptor Persecution in Scotland

2023 - 2024
Drs Soliman and Wooff are designing a project examining raptor persecution in Scotland. One of the six UK wildlife crime priority areas, the illegal killing of birds of prey is primarily associated wi...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £2,000

Modern Studies teaching development work

2023 - 2023
This Knowledge Exchange project is funded by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice research (the SCCJR). Our team comprises Dr Rebecca Foster (ENU, project lead), Dr Estelle Clayton (ENU), Karyn M...
Funder: The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research | Value: £1,662

Expert reviews to support Scotlands response to, and recovery from, Covid-19

2022 - 2022
Project Aims i) To review evidence from Scotland and beyond on experiences of covid19 in prisons and identify transferable learning to inform Scotland’s Covid Recovery Strategy. ii) To focus on innova...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £28,270

Naloxone in Police Scotland - a Pilot Evaluation

2022 - 2022
This study will be a mixed methods process evaluation of a test of change (pilot project) for the carriage, and use, of intra-nasal spray Naloxone by Police Scotland officers. The evaluation will foc...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £80,769

Music and Communication for Mothers and Young Children in Prison

2021 - 2022
The objectives of the research workshops for the project, ‘Music and Communication for Mothers and Young Children in Prison’ are threefold; 1) to investigate current music practice in prisons betwee...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,710

The impact of COVID-19 on the justice voluntary sector

2021 - 2022
The aim of the project is to explore the experiences of third sector criminal justice organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to understand how organisations and the sector as a whole have...
Funder: The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum | Value: £7,952

Mapping Capacities for a Community Policing of Cybercrime and Digital Harm

2021 - 2022
Research exploring cybercrime policing has tended to focus on specialist policing units on the one hand (Harkin, Whelan and Change, 2018), and on the inherent limits of public policing organisations o...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £19,709

Going AFK: interrogating the viability of desistance theorising for narratives of cyber-dependent criminal careers

2021 - 2022
This project brings together two of the Co-Investigators’ fields of criminological research: desistance research and cybercrime. These areas currently exist in relative isolation to each other but off...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,321

Policing a Crisis: A narrative account of pandemic policing, technological opportunities and ethical challenges

2020 - 2025
This PhD Studentship will employ narrative inquiry to map the technological opportunities and ethical challenges faced by Police Scotland when responding to the Pandemic. By inviting frontline officer...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £31,144

A Qualitative exploration of Scottish-Pakistanis experiences of policing.

2020 - 2023
In providing an understanding of the experiences of Scottish Pakistanis, findings will be of significant benefit to policy makers and practitioners, and will assist policing organisations in Scotland ...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,221
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