MWC Scotland: Mental health support in Scotland’s prisons 2021

The event will discuss the findings from the MWC report: ‘Mental health support in Scotland’s prisons 2021: under-served and under-resourced MWC Mental health support in Scotland’s prisons webinar This event will focus on the above report, published in April 2022, highlighting its key findings and recommendations, which aim to instigate positive change as a matter...

Housing and women involved in selling or exchanging sex

A free event highlighting the housing needs of women who sell or exchange sex in Scotland and how workers can improve service responses. Housing is a key issue for everyone. However, women who experience any form of violence against women such as domestic abuse and commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) face very specific issues and challenges....

Home Safety Scotland

Home Safety Scotland is a forum made up of people and professionals across Scotland who have a special interest in home safety issues. The next Home Safety Scotland meeting will be on Wednesday 5th May 13:00 – 15:00. It will be a great opportunity to listen to experts working in the field, network and to...

The Prison Service’s Role in Decarceration in Kazakhstan

Gavin Slade explains why and how Kazakhstan has reduced its prison population so steeply and quickly over the last two decades. Dr Gavin Slade, Associate Professor, at Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan Unlikely Downsizers: the Prison Service’s Role in Decarceration in Kazakhstan Gavin Slade will discuss a paper of the same title which he has co-authored with...

Alcohol Occasionals – Youth drinking in decline

Dr Inge Kersbergen and Dr Laura Fenton on the implications of the decline in youth drinking for policy and practice Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) invite you to join us online on Wednesday 20 April from 12.30-14.00 BST (UK time) for our second SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals...

Collaborative Community Engagement Webinar

An interactive, practical workshop focussed on collaborative community engagement. On 30th March,10am – 12pm, SCSN will deliver an interactive, practical workshop focused on collaborative community engagement. The 2-hour session will build on attendees existing understanding, skills and confidence, and help enable them to create better dialogues with the communities they work with. This event is...

Scottish International Policing Conference 2022

Contemporary Policing Demand: Enhancing Capacity, Capability, and Resilience SIPR’s Scottish International Policing Conference (SIPC) will take place on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th May 2022 at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, This is a triple celebration as not only is this our 10th SIPC, it is also the 15th Anniversary of SIPR as...

Alcohol Occasionals – MUP: homeless / street drinkers & service providers

Dr Elena Dimova on her research “Minimum Unit Pricing: Qualitative study of the experiences of homeless/street drinkers & service providers” Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) invite you to join us online on Thursday 31 March from 12.30-14.00 BST (UK time) for our first SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals...

Launch of the Research Report on the 1st Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland

“Looking back to look forward: Launch of the Research Report on the 1st Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland” Everyone is welcome to this virtual event hosted by the Edinburgh Futures Institute, CRITIQUE, and the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with Newcastle University and Social Research at the Scottish...

Launch Event: Authentic Voice – Embedding Lived Experience in Scotland

Launch event for a new project Authentic Voice: Embedding Lived Experience in Scotland. “Being part of something where I, as a survivor, can help a fellow survivor feels like a no-brainer to me…I used to say, “this is my life”. I now say: “that was my life” SafeLives, Improvement Service and Resilience Learning Partnership have...