News

Supporting women offenders in Greater Manchester

Wednesday 19 September 2018

PERU’s Rachel Kinsella and Kevin Wong along with other MMU colleagues have now completed their three year evaluation of the Whole System Approach to Women Offenders in Greater Manchester.  The…

MMU hosts Prison Learning Alliance Conference 2018

Friday 07 September 2018

MMU is proud to be hosting the Prison Learning Alliance (PLA) Conference 2018. The PLA  is an alliance of organisations and individuals who have an interest in prison education. Their aim is to provide…

Hate Crime Film Launch

Friday 29 June 2018

Earlier this year PERU’s Kevin Wong and Gavin Bailey contributed to the recording of a film aimed at raising awareness of Hate Crime amongst children and young people. Produced by Remedi with support…

Philosophy in prisons

Thursday 12 April 2018

Dr Kirstine Szifris of PERU today presented the findings from her PhD work at the British Sociological Association conference at Northumbria University. She articulated how philosophy encouraged prisoners…

Young adult courts

Wednesday 11 April 2018

A new report published yesterday is advocating a distinct approach to the way that young adults are treated at court. The model proposed by the Centre for Justice Innovation and the Transition to Adulthood…