Category Archives: Crime & Criminal Justice

MetroPolis presents: The Challenge of… Drugs

18:00 – 20:00, Thursday 15 November 2018 Manchester Metropolitan University The Challenge of Drugs is a MetroPolis event, designed to look in detail at the difficulties of formulating a coherent policy on drugs. Is it a public health issue, a … Continue reading

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Crime & Criminal Justice Youth Transitions Social Innovation Complex commissioning for complex needs using partnerships, individuals assets and lived experience

17:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 6th November, 2018 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University An Academy for Social Justice Evening Seminar featuring: Laura Furness │ Head of Funding│ Big Lottery Fund Paul Pandolfo │ Programme Manager │ Shelter Plus special guests … Continue reading

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Complex commissioning for complex needs using partnerships, individuals assets and lived experience

The third instalment of this year’s Social Justice Commissioning seminar series will take place on the 6th of November at Manchester Metropolitan University. According to research by the Lankelly Chase Foundation (2015), around 60,000 people in England experience multiple and … Continue reading

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Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on

17:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 16th October, 2018 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University An Academy for Social Justice Evening Seminar (5pm-7pm) featuring: Kris Christmann │ Research Fellow | Applied Criminology & Policing Centre | Huddersfield University Michelle Rogerson │ Senior … 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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PERU team members submit evidence to the Defence Committee inquiry into Global Islamist Terrorism

Members of Manchester Metropolitan University’s Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) have submitted evidence towards the Defence Committee Inquiry into Global Islamist Terrorism. Established in 2007, PERU is a multi-disciplinary team of evaluators, economists, sociologists and criminologists. They specialise in evaluating … Continue reading

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Book Launch of Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Tuesday 12th June 2018 4.30pm – 6pm Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Manchester M15 6BH Register Here! A new book, Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds, jointly authored by experts from Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Southern California and … Continue reading

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Honour-Based Violence (HBV) National Roadshow 2018: Launch Event

Wed 30th May 2018 12:00 – 16:00 BST Location: Manchester Metropolitan University Business School Lecture Theatre G.34 All Saints Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, England M15 6BH This event is led by researchers from the Sylvia Pankhurst Research Gender and Diversity Research … Continue reading

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Book release of Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds in the UK and US

New Book Documents What We Know About Innovative Financing Models Governments on both sides of the Atlantic are attracted to financing models that encourage social innovation, but challenges persist around when and how to apply these outcomes-based models, and how … Continue reading

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Reflections on the delivery of probation services and the commissioning of probation services

Manchester Evening Seminar Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 17.00 to 19.00 featuring:  Dame Glenys Stacey DBE Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Probation │ Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation Dame Glenys was appointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Probation in March … Continue reading

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