Social work & social policy
Criminal & social justice
We are a vibrant, enthusiastic and collaborative team who produce world-leading, international and multi-disciplinary scholarship, applied research and consultancy on issues of criminal and social justice, social and penal policy and social work theory and practice.
Our expertise includes:
- criminology and critical criminology
- sociology and social Theory
- social work and activism
- social policy and governance
We have strong links with the Scottish Government, the Scottish Prison Service, Criminal and Youth Justice Social Work Services, related voluntary sector, industry partners and penal reform organisations around the world.
PhD success in the School!
Mhairi Gavin, who was supervised by Professor Laura Piacentini and Dr Claire McDiarmid (Strathclyde Law School), successfully defended her PhD Thesis on 17th October with no corrections.
Cara Jardine was recently awarded a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career fellowship
Beth Weaver’s recent article published
NOTA Conference, Glasgow
Beth Weaver is presenting on her research into The Relational Dynamics of Desistance: Research and Practice
You are invited to the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research 2018 Annual Lecture which will take place at the University of Strathclyde on Tuesday 13 November, 17:00 in room 205 of the Collins Building
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