Archive for the 'Projects' Category

Keeping on top of the literature – rape and sexual assault

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Every now and again I try to do some pro-bono work. For me this often means doing some work with survivors of rape or sexual assault. This year I decided to do a project on behalf of a whole sector rather than one organisation. And so my gift to anyone who works in the rape [...]

Social Impact Bond at HMP Peterborough – Phase 1 report published

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

In an earlier post I wrote about my involvement in the Social Impact Bond evaluation for the Ministry of Justice at HMP Peterborough (click here for a link to the previous posts). The first research report for this project has been published and is available to the public here. Abstract: Ministry of Justice Research Series [...]

Rape reduction – an outreach perspective.

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Last week I presented the research findings for a project I completed for Portsmouth Area Rape Crisis Service (PARCS) at a one day conference – Rape reduction? An outreach perspective.  The day was hosted by PARCS as part of their 30 year anniversary celebrations. The day started with a welcome address by Kim Hosier (Centre Director at PARCS) [...]

Payment by results – the social impact bond at HMP Peterborough

Monday, March 28th, 2011

I am part of the research team at RAND Europe who are evaluating the Social Impact Bond project at HMP Peterborough. This project is the first of its kind and it is fantastic to be part of the research team. Below is some information about the project from RAND Europe: “A SIB is a form [...]

NB Research project on female offenders published in academic journal

Friday, October 15th, 2010

I think that it is important to publish your work – whether you work in a university department or as a freelance social researcher. Where possible I submit all of the work I do to academic peer-reviewed journals. A project that I conducted on behalf of the National Probation Service has been published on line [...]

Independent research consultant Dr Nina Burrowes