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Critical Issues in Contemporary Penal Policy

By Coral Abraham |

On 22 October 2014, Southampton University’s Institute for Criminal Justice Research (ICJR) held its first annual one day conference. The event addressed key issues in contemporary penal policy, with the following sessions: The Imprisonment of Dangerous Offenders, The Future of Probation, Youth Justice Dr Harry Annison provides a summary. Speakers read more

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Who believes in Nick?

By Coral Abraham |

As the party conference season is drawing to a close, deputy director Gavin Costigan blogs about his most recent experience at the Liberal Democrats conference in Glasgow. On Monday I had slipped into the back of the auditorium to listen to a speech by the Business Secretary. Uncle Vince’s set piece read more

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Conservative Party Conference

By Coral Abraham |

Following on from his ‘musings from Manchester’ Gavin Costigan, Deputy Director of Public Policy@Southampton blogs about his attendance at the Conservative Party conference.   Another Wednesday, another conference closes after a passionate Leader’s speech, and the excitement of a rise in tax free personal allowance and a ringfenced NHS budget. read more

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How the Higgs Theory Gives Mass to Particles – Physics Nobel Laureate Gerard ‘t Hooft upcoming keynote lecture

By Erin Downey |

On the 1st October, Physics Nobel Laureate Gerard ‘t Hooft will be giving the keynote lecture for the University of Southampton’s pioneering Southampton Theory Astrophysics and Gravity (STAG) Research Centre. The abstract: A sub-atomic particle, recently discovered at The Large Hadron Collider of CERN, Geneva, is most likely the long-sought read more

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