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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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Professor Mike Maguire delivers keynote speech at Cambridge Uni

Posted on November 9, 2015

Mike Maguire a Professor in Criminology was invited to be a keynote speaker at The Institute of Criminology at Cambridge University for the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Butler Trust.

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PhD Student Presents at Wales Branch of British Society of Criminology

Posted on October 20, 2015

Sophie Pike, Criminology PhD student, presents preliminary findings of homicide investigation research at Wales Branch of the British Society of Criminology held at the University of South Wales.

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Evaluation of the Pan-Wales Women's Triage (the Diversion Scheme)

Posted on October 2, 2015

Professor Katy Holloway and Dr Jo Brayford, in collaboration with Kate Williams from Aberystwyth University, have been commissioned by NOMS Cymru to conduct an evaluation of the Pan-Wales Women’s Triage (the Diversion Scheme).

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Professor Fiona Brookman and Duncan McGarry have had their article published in the latest edition of Police Chief

Posted on September 21, 2015

Latest edition of Police Chief

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Prof Fiona Brookman presents at the Launch of the Academy for Social Sciences Publication 'Making the Case for Social Sciences 10: Wales'

Posted on July 27, 2015

Professor Fiona Brookman was invited to talk about her research 'Homicide Investigation Research: International Impacts’ at the London launch of 'Making the Case for Social Sciences’.

Prof Fiona Brookman presents at London launch

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Sophie's PhD examines changes to police investigation of homicide

Posted on November 26, 2014

PhD Criminology student Sophie Pike is exploring changes to the police investigation of homicide from the 1980s to the present day. Her supervisors are Professor Fiona Brookman and Professor Mike Maguire.

“I really enjoy interviewing homicide detectives. They are full of stories and have been really forthcoming in giving their perspectives on how and why investigation has changed, and the impact of these changes.

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Dr Cheryl Allsop comments on re-opened murder enquiry

Posted on November 20, 2014

Criminologist Dr Cheryl Allsop was interviewed on BBC Radio Wiltshire yesterday morning (November 17) about the issue of re-opening cold cases, in light of Wiltshire Police re-opening a missing persons case from 1995.

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Prof Fiona Brookman to speak at Tackling Youth Homicide Conference

Posted on October 21, 2014

Professor Fiona Brookman Professor Fiona Brookman, Professor of Criminology and Director of CIRN at the University of South Wales, is to speak a national conference on youth homicide.

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Leverhulme Trust Award For Prof Brookman

Posted on October 7, 2014

The Leverhulme Trust have awarded £216,531 to fund Professor Fiona Brookman’s research project “Homicide Investigation and Forensic Science: Tracing Processes, Analysing Practices”.

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Criminology research featured in Drink and Drugs Magazine

Posted on October 7, 2014

Professor Katy Holloway, Professor Trevor Bennett and Jason Edwards from the Centre for Criminology appear in this month’s Drink & Drugs magazine.

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New research into drug use

Posted on September 26, 2014

Two Criminology professors at the University of South Wales have published research into the effects of drug use on people in Wales.

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