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Read more at: Remote Supervision: Getting the Balance Right New research report

Remote Supervision: Getting the Balance Right New research report

21 December 2020

The CCGSJ jointly with the Research Unit of the Kent Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company has published a timely report examining probation supervision practice in response to the Covid-19 panedemic. You can read more about this work and download the report here


Read more at: Families and Imprisonment Research Conference - new speakers announced

Families and Imprisonment Research Conference - new speakers announced

28 May 2019

The Families and Imprisonment Research Study is holding a conference on 25 June 2019. Recently announced and additional speakers include: Dr. Daniel McCarthy and Dr. Maria Adams, University of Surrey; Professor Peter Scharff-Smith, University of Oslo; Dr. Susie Hulley, University of Cambridge; Dr. Shona Minson, University...


Read more at: Invitation to the 22nd Annual Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture

Invitation to the 22nd Annual Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture

29 January 2019

The twenty-second annual Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture will be hosted by the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge on Friday 22 March 2019 at 12.30pm Probation Vision and Values: Looking to the Future There will be presentations from a distinguished panel of leading probation researchers and practitioners...


Read more at: Welcome to the Learning Together Summer Newsletter

Welcome to the Learning Together Summer Newsletter

4 July 2018

The Learning Together team has produced a summer newsletter. Click here to read about celebrations, new projects, get togethers and creativity. Oh - and the opportunity to join them at the Great South Run in October.


Read more at: Why Punish? The Twenty-first Annual Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture by Prof Rob Canton Watch and listen again

Why Punish? The Twenty-first Annual Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture by Prof Rob Canton Watch and listen again

11 April 2018

Why Punish? The 2018 Bill McWilliams Lecture. Watch or Listen Again The video and audio recording of Prof Rob Canton's lecture 'Why Punish?' are now available here


Read more at: Human smugglers operate as 'independent traders'

Human smugglers operate as 'independent traders'

2 February 2018

Dr Paolo Campana's recently published research shows no “Mafia-like” monopoly of routes from Africa into Europe via the Mediterranean. Instead, myriad independent smugglers compete in open markets that have emerged at every stage of the journey. You can read more about this research here. Dr Campana's article is published...


Read more at: Prof Gelsthorpe contributes to the debate about women and sentencing

Prof Gelsthorpe contributes to the debate about women and sentencing

21 December 2017

Loraine Gelsthorpe has a recent article entitled ‘Equal and Different’ in the ‘Scottish Justice Matters Journal: Women and Justice, Are We Making Progress?’ As noted by the Thematic Editor for this edition, Anne Pinkman, ‘collectively these articles have provided evidence of the substantial progress made over the past 5...


Read more at: Seeing a New Future - Community Chaplaincy and Desistance
Seeing a New Future - Community Chaplaincy and Desistance

Seeing a New Future - Community Chaplaincy and Desistance

24 November 2017

Community Chaplaincy and Desistance: Seeing a New Future reports a study undertaken by Dr Jane Dominey and Dr Elizabeth Lowson at the CCGSJ for the Community Chaplaincy Association The findings of the study include: o The community chaplaincy ethos is expressed in practice that sees the intrinsic worth of each individual...


Read more at: Learning Together November Newsletter

Learning Together November Newsletter

6 November 2017

The Learning Together Team have published their November newsletter.


Read more at: Forthcoming CCGSJ events

Forthcoming CCGSJ events

3 October 2017

The CCGSJ holds monthly lunchtime meetings - from 12.30pm to 2pm. Tues 17 Oct: this will be a start of the year meeting - catching up with current research in progress in the Centre Tues 14 Nov: CCGSJ reading group Tues 12 Dec: Music in prison Please contact Jane Dominey for more information.