Visiting scholarships

Across the 24 months of this Leverhulme funded international network there will be six visiting scholarships by lead academics to host institutions.  

Each visiting scholarship will last for two weeks and include a conference as well as research, professional and practitioner meetings. After the visiting scholarship we will upload the visiting scholar's summary of their scholarship, along with notes from the conferences and meetings.

Dr Robin Wilson (McMaster University) was hosted by the University of the West of England, view Dr Wilson's report.

View keynote conference and workshop presentations from 'The importance of effective evidence based policy and practice in sex offender work conference' held on 4 December 2014.

Professor Hazel Kemshall (De Montfort University) was hosted by McMaster University, view Professor Kemshall's report.

View keynote conference and workshop presentations from 'Media and social engagement around sex offenders and their management', held on 2 April 2015.

Dr Kieran McCartan (University of the West of England) was hosted by Griffith University, view Dr McCartan's report.

View plenary conference and workshop presentations from 'How to develop good community engagement and partnership working around sex offender reintegration',held on 19 August 2015.


Dr Mechtild Hoing
 (Avans University) was hosted by University of Massachusetts - Lowell, view Dr Hoing's report.

View the presentations from the conference, 'Sex offender community-based management, re-entry, and reintegration', held on 12th April 2016.

Dr Andrew Harris (University of Massachusetts - Lowell) was hosted by Avans University, Netherlands, view Dr Harris's report.

View the presentations from the conference, 'Comparing Cultures: evaluation of national and international approaches to sex offender reintegration and community engagement', held on 19th April 2016.

Dr Heather Moulden (Avans University) was jointly hosted by University of the West of England and De Montford University, view Dr Moulden's report.

View the keynotes and workshop presentations from the conference, 'The impact of austerity on the role of sex offender reintegration and community engagement' held on 20th April 2016.

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