Reflections from staff and students of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research

Events of interest



15-18 March: A Portrait of Care exhibition is a four-day interactive public exhibition that will showcase stories and reflections of the frontline social services workforce. Coinciding with World Social Work Day, the exhibition aims to celebrate the great work of the sector, understand practitioners’ views, as well as provide an opportunity to share key insights from the public.
Edward House, 199 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Visit the IRISS website for more info.

16 March: Tackling coercive control. A seminar on the new Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act. This seminar is free of charge and is open to practitioners based in or providing a service to the north-east of Glasgow.
If you would like to apply for a place please send the participants name, job title, organisation and email, along with a note of any access needs, to
9.30am – 1.00pm, Scottish Youth Theatre, 105 Brunswick Street, Glasgow,  G1 1TF

23 March: The Criminal Age of Responsibility will be the topic of The Scottish Child Law Centre’s half-day training event in Edinburgh.
More info here.

26 March: The Scottish Child Law Centre will hold a masterclass on The Immigrant Child in Scotland. Speakers include Grace McGill, Principal, McGill & Co Solicitors and Stephen Winter, Advocate, Court of Session.
To book your place click here
10.00 – 13.00, The Gallery, Foundation Scotland, 15 Calton Road,  Edinburgh, EH8 8DL

28 March: Scotland Works for You Conference 2018 is a free event bringing together partners from across all sectors of Scotland, public, private, academia and sport to unite behind the common idea that employment is for everyone. Speakers include SCCJR’s own Prof Fergus McNeill (Glasgow) and Dr Beth Weaver (Strathclyde).
Register your place here.
09.15 – 15.30, Celtic Park, Glasgow, G40 3RE

28 March: Beyond Consultation: Building Real Partnership in Community Justice, organised by the Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum will take place on Wed 28 March in Edinburgh’s Central Hall. Hear from SCCJR’s own Hannah Graham (Stirling University) and Dr. Philippa Tomczak, Criminology Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield and winner of the 2017 British Society of Criminology prize for her book The Penal Voluntary Sector. Book your place here.
10.00 – 16.00, Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP


25 April: Debating Disclosure will be delivered in partnership with CYCJ (Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice) and CELCIS, in association with the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant. At this event, invited speakers will provide an overview of the current system to raise awareness, understanding, and highlight areas of challenge. There will also be opportunities to delve into potential options for systems change, as well as hear information on the forthcoming PVG review.
More information about the programme, speakers and how to book is here.
09.30 – 16.30, Insight Institute, University of Strathclyde, Collins Building, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ

30 April: Critical Conversation in Gender and Criminology Series Women as Victim-Offenders: Negotiating the Paradox. Susan Bachelor (Glasgow University) and Margaret Malloch (Stirling University) will both be participating at this event held at the University of London. Details on how to book your place are here.
09.30 – 17.30, Northampton Suite A, City, University of London, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB


28 September: Digital Justice Scotland 2018, delivered by Holyrood Events, will consider the next steps for improving capacity, capability and efficiency of the Scottish Government’s Digital Justice strategy. Key questions for the day will include;  how can we connect policy into practice and unlock the benefits of technology across the justice system?
There are limited free spaces for public sector which can be booked here

Listings are provided for information only. Please contact organisers directly if you plan to attend events. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the SCCJR.


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