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‘Channel Shift’: technologically-mediated policing and procedural justice

Journal Article
Wells, H. M., Aston, E. V., Bradford, B., O'Neill, M., Clayton, E., & Andrews, W. (in press)
‘Channel Shift’: technologically-mediated policing and procedural justice. International Journal of Police Science and Management, https://doi.org/10.1177/1461355722113296
In recent years, police forces in the United Kingdom have introduced various technologies that alter the methods by which they interact with the public. In a parallel developm...

Patient, family members and community pharmacists' views of a proposed overdose prevention intervention delivered in community pharmacies for patients prescribed high‐strength opioids for chronic non‐cancer pain: An explorative intervention development study

Journal Article
Mercer, F., Parkes, T., Foster, R., Steven, D., McAuley, A., Baldacchino, A., …Matheson, C. (in press)
Patient, family members and community pharmacists' views of a proposed overdose prevention intervention delivered in community pharmacies for patients prescribed high‐strength opioids for chronic non‐cancer pain: An explorative intervention development study. Drug and Alcohol Review, https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13554
Introduction Despite opioid prescribing for chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) having limited therapeutic benefits, recent evidence indicates significant increases in the prescrib...

Challenges for drug checking services in Scotland: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions

Journal Article
Falzon, D., Aston, E. V., Carver, H., Masterton, W., Wallace, B., Sumnall, H., …Parkes, T. (2022)
Challenges for drug checking services in Scotland: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions. Harm Reduction Journal, 19(1), Article 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00686-6
Background The impact of policing practices on the engagement of people who use drugs (PWUD) with harm reduction services is well evidenced. Although the police have tradition...

Challenges for drug checking services in a Scottish context: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions

Journal Article
Falzon, D., Aston, E. V., Carver, H., Masterson, W., Wallace, B., Sumnall, H., …Parkes, T. (2022)
Challenges for drug checking services in a Scottish context: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions. Harm Reduction Journal, 19, Article 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00686-6
Background The impact of policing practices on the engagement of people who use drugs (PWUD) with harm reduction services is well evidenced. Although the police have tradition...

‘Why would we not want to keep everybody safe?’ The views of family members of people who use drugs on the implementation of drug consumption rooms in Scotland

Journal Article
Parkes, T., Price, T., Foster, R., Trayner, K. M. A., Sumnall, H. R., Livingston, W., …Nicholls, J. (2022)
‘Why would we not want to keep everybody safe?’ The views of family members of people who use drugs on the implementation of drug consumption rooms in Scotland. Harm Reduction Journal, 19(1), Article 99. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00679-5
Background People who use drugs in Scotland are currently experiencing disproportionately high rates of drug-related deaths. Drug consumption rooms (DCRs) are harm reduction s...

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Justice Voluntary Sector

Report
Skelton, F., & Haddow, C. (2022)
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Justice Voluntary Sector. Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum
Executive summary This report presents findings from two research projects exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on third sector justice organisations and workers in ...

Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism

Book Chapter
Kulpa, R. (2022)
Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism. In M. Blidon, & S. D. Brunn (Eds.), Mapping LGBTQ Spaces and Places. A Changing World (279-291). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-03792-4_17
This chapter explores the emerging, post-1989 logics of neoliberalisation of gender and sexuality activism in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE). By looking at a case study from the...

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Justice Voluntary Sector

Presentation / Conference
Skelton, F., & Haddow, C. (2022, June)
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Justice Voluntary Sector. Paper presented at British Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Surrey, UK
Third sector organisations (TSOs) have a long history of complementing work done by statutory agencies in criminal justice, to the extent that that TSOs no longer sit outside ...

Production of Bureaucracy/Bureaucracies of Production: Understanding formal organisation on and off screen

Presentation / Conference
Maclean, G. (2022, June)
Production of Bureaucracy/Bureaucracies of Production: Understanding formal organisation on and off screen. Paper presented at Critical Studies in Television Slow Conference, Edge Hill University [online]
The post-2016 conjuncture can be viewed in terms of an anti-bureaucratic romanticism in parts of the Global North (Lopdrup-Hjorth and Du Gay, 2020). The votes for Brexit in th...

Drug Consumption Rooms and Public Health Policy: Perspectives of Scottish Strategic Decision-Makers

Journal Article
Nicholls, J., Livingston, W., Perkins, A., Cairns, B., Foster, R., Trayner, K. M. A., …Parkes, T. (2022)
Drug Consumption Rooms and Public Health Policy: Perspectives of Scottish Strategic Decision-Makers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(11), Article 6575. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19116575
There is widespread support for the introduction of Drug Consumption Rooms (DCRs) in Scotland as part of a policy response to record levels of drug-related harm. However, exis...
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Expert reviews to support Scotland’s response to, and recovery from, Covid-19

2022 - 2022
Project Aims i) To review evidence from Scotland and beyond on experiences of covid19 in prisons and identify transferable learning to inform Scotland’s Covid Recovery Strategy. ii) To focus on innova...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £28,270

Mitigation and Risk in Restorative Justice

2021 - 2022
Mitigation and Risk in Restorative Justice (RJ) 1. To consider and draw together a schema of the risks involved to facilitators and individual participants in RJ in individual cases, including both f...
Funder: Scottish Government

The impact of COVID-19 on the justice voluntary sector

2021 - 2022
The aim of the project is to explore the experiences of third sector criminal justice organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to understand how organisations and the sector as a whole have...
Funder: The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum | Value: £7,952

Mapping Capacities for a Community Policing of Cybercrime and Digital Harm

2021 - 2022
Research exploring cybercrime policing has tended to focus on specialist policing units on the one hand (Harkin, Whelan and Change, 2018), and on the inherent limits of public policing organisations o...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £19,709

The impacts of COVID-19 on Persons with Disabilities in Ukraine (with a particular focus on internally displaced Persons with Disabilities)

2021 - 2022
The proposed research will provide an in-depth qualitative assessment of the multifaceted impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on internally displaced PDWs in Ukraine by working with key stakeholders a...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £92,606

Drug Checking in Scotland.

2021 - 2023
The primary aim and purpose of this project is to create a programme of work to research, and plan/prepare for delivery of, drug checking projects in Scotland. We will develop the evidence base to bot...
Funder: Corra Foundation | Value: £6,020

Locked down, locked out? Local Partnership Resilience in the Covid-19 Pandemic

2021 - 2021
Partnership working between agencies at the level of local government is increasingly recognised as important to dealing with complex social problems including deprivation, poverty, addictions and off...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £24,226

‘Going AFK: interrogating the viability of ‘desistance’ theorising for narratives of cyber-dependent ‘criminal careers'

2021 - 2022
This project brings together two of the Co-Investigators’ fields of criminological research: desistance research and cybercrime. These areas currently exist in relative isolation to each other but off...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,321

Investigating the use of temporary accommodation for housing asylum seekers and refugees during the COVID-19 outbreak

2020 - 2022
This project will explore the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK, one of the most marginalised and most at-risk groups during the current pandemic. The pro...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £53,468

Policing a Crisis: A narrative account of pandemic policing, technological opportunities and ethical challenges

2020 - 2023
This PhD Studentship will employ narrative inquiry to map the technological opportunities and ethical challenges faced by Police Scotland when responding to the Pandemic. By inviting frontline officer...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £31,144

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