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Functional Skills in Prison (Randomised Controlled Trial) - A Pilot Study

This programme of work aims to improve understanding of ‘best’ practice in functional skills education in England and Wales. As part of this, we are also seeking to develop our understanding of how to deliver a randomised controlled trial…


Professor Sir Martin Narey's inaugural lecture published

In his inaugural lecture in March, PERU’s Visiting Professor Sir Martin Narey reflected on the links between care, custody, alcohol and child neglect, and argued that the “…children’s care system is the UK’s hidden public…


Kirstine Szifris talks at Columbia University, New York about researching philosophy education in prisons

Kirstine Szifris will today give a talk at the Heyman Centre for Humanities, Columbia University, New York. Her talk will focus on her work researching philosophy education in prisons discussing how educational programmes might encourage personal development.…


Manchester CRIME and JUSTICE Film Festival - PERU's Kevin Wong on BBC Radio Manchester

PERU’s Kevin Wong will appear on BBC Radio Manchester today to talk about The Manchester CRIME and JUSTICE Film Festival.  This month-long FREE festival brings together crime fiction to illuminate crime fact. During May 2019 criminologists…


Kirstine Szifris leads seminar on Philosophy Education in Prisons at Prison Research Centre, Cambridge

PERU’s Kirstine Szifris has been invited back to the Prison Research Centre, Cambridge University to lead a seminar today on Philosophy Education in Prisons. She previously completed her PhD at the Institute of Criminology under the supervision…

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