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Reflections on 'The End of Policing'

Posted on April 12, 2018

Dr. Sophie Chambers

Policing in England and Wales has reached crisis point. Funding for all public services has suffered a dramatic 20% reduction in recent years, and the legitimacy of the police is persistently questioned. While the police used to enjoy a certain level of immunity from criticism, particularly from the Conservative party, that seemed to change following then Home Secretary Theresa May’s 2015 speech to the Police Federation, and her agreement to support the budget cut.

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Centre for Criminology Innocence Project Established

Posted on April 9, 2018

In October 2017 the Centre for Criminology Innocence project was established in collaboration with Cardiff University Law School.

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Dr. Tom May contributed to latest report on effectiveness of safe injecting facilities

Posted on March 13, 2018

Dr. Tom May from the Centre for Criminology at USW contributed and provided evidence for the latest report of the Welsh Government’s Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse

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Professor Alex Vitale to discuss his new book 'The End of Policing' at the University of South Wales

Posted on February 27, 2018

On March 16th 2018, renowned expert on policing, Professor Alex Vitale will be visiting the University of South Wales to discuss his new book 'The End of Policing’, on the topic of police reform and abolition.

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Dr. Ali Wardak receives USW’s Best International Impact Award

Posted on November 6, 2017

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Professors Fiona Brookman, Mike Maguire and Ed Maguire publish The Handbook of Homicide

Posted on August 8, 2017

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Dr. Jenny Maher and Dr. Harriet Pierpoint publish International Handbook of Animal Abuse Studies

Posted on August 8, 2017

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Dr. Ali Wardak speaks at World Justice Forum V

Posted on August 7, 2017

Dr. Ali Wardak was an invited speaker at the World Justice Forum V that was held at The Hague between 10th and 13th July 2017.

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Dr. Jenny Maher hosts International Environmental Crime Conference

Posted on June 9, 2017

The 4th International Environmental Crime Conference will be held at the University of South Wales on 12th September in Cardiff, Wales, UK.

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Dr Ali Wardak invited to speak at the Brussels School of International Studies

Posted on April 11, 2017

Dr Ali Wardak was invited to speak at the Brussels School of International Studies last week.

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European Society of Criminology Conference in Cardiff

Posted on April 10, 2017

ESC Conference

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Prof. Katy Holloway Inaugural Lecture

Posted on March 17, 2017

Shooting up and coming down: the highs and lows of drug research in Criminology

4th April 2017, 6pm
USW Conference Centre, Treforest Campus

In her inaugural professorial lecture, Professor Katy Holloway will reflect on different moments in her research career.  She will draw on her experiences as an undergraduate Psychology student, a Research Assistant in the Home Office Police Research Group, a Data Analyst in the Institute for Criminology at the University of Cambridge and her time as a Fellow, Reader and Professor at the University of South Wales. 

During the lecture, Katy will consider the highs and lows of conducting research in the field of substance misuse and demonstrate how the philosophy of harm reduction has underpinned her research every step of the way.

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Prof. Katy Holloway wins KESS II PhD scholarship in substance misuse

Posted on December 6, 2016

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Dr Harriet Pierpoint comments on restorative justice

Posted on April 1, 2016

Dr Harriet Pierpoint, Reader in Criminology, appeared on ITV News Wales this week to discuss restorative justice.

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Criminology PhD student publishes first article

Posted on December 8, 2015

Sophie Pike, Criminology PhD student, has published her first article.

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