Author Archives: Sam Gray

Working safely with drug users in supported housing and homelessness settings

‘Working safely with drug users in supported housing/homelessness settings’ Date & Time: 13th February 2019, 9.30 am – 3.45 pm Location: G.33 Ground Floor, Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University All Saints Campus, Manchester M15 6BH. Aim This event brings together … Continue reading

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“You can’t always get what you want…” – or can you?: Engaging offenders – an alternative approach to commissioning voluntary sector criminal justice services

On Thursday 13th October, Kevin Wong (Associate Director for Criminal Justice, Policy and Evaluation Research Unit, Manchester Metropolitan University) will be the speaker at the Academy for Social Justice Commissioning evening seminar at Manchester Metropolitan University. Drawing on research evidence … Continue reading

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Drug and alcohol users deserve a ‘good death’

We’re using our knowledge and connections to focus agencies, healthcare providers and policy makers on better end of life care for this neglected, stigmatised group. By Sarah Galvani As academics, we’re familiar with the latest research and we are well-connected … Continue reading

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‘You can make research heard amid the noise of policy.’

Work with a London think tank to host debate. Develop local models with positive solutions and brief policy makers clearly, says Dr Rob Ralphs, MMU’s expert on the Spice crisis. “I help integrate policy makers from the criminal justice, housing … Continue reading

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