Dr Paul Rigby

Senior Lecturer

Social Work Colin Bell Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Paul Rigby

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About me

A pratice background in criminal justice social work, including a secondment to the Scottish Government Getting Best Results team. This was followed by a period of youth justice consultancy, then child protection research and policy development wth Glasgow child protection team.   Member of Scottish Government Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy child trafficking group and action area 3 (conditions that foster trafficking) group. Also sit on the National Child Sexual Exploitation Working Group.

Research (6)

Research interests include human trafficking with a particular focus on child trafficking;child sexual exploitation; separated and unaccompnaied children; youth justice / child protection interface.

Projects

Consultancy ECPAT training
PI: Dr Paul Rigby
Funded by: University of Kent

Supporting separated migrant children to thrive during COVID-19
PI:
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Befriending Services for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Scotland
PI: Dr Paul Rigby
Funded by: Scottish Government

Towards best practice in educating and supporting separated children in Scotland Research Tender Specification
PI: Dr Sian Lucas
Funded by: Scottish Refugee Council

Scottish Government - Child Trafficking
PI: Dr Paul Rigby
Funded by: Scottish Government

Responding to Unaccompanied Minors in Scotland
PI: Dr Paul Rigby
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Outputs (35)

Outputs

Website Content

Fotopoulou M, Grant M, Malloch M, Rigby P & Taylor K (2022) The Odyssey of the new policy: Reflections on the UK’s Nationality and Borders Bill (Part 1). University of Stirling Public Policy Blog [Policy blog post] 03.05.2022. https://policyblog.stir.ac.uk/2022/05/03/the-odyssey-of-the-new-policy-reflections-on-the-uks-nationality-and-borders-bill-part-1/

Research Report

Rigby P, Malloch M, Beetham T & Callaghan J (2020) Child Trafficking in Scotland. Scottish Government. Social Research. Edinburgh. https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-trafficking-scotland-research/

Lecture

Rigby P, Fotopoulou M, Rogers A & Manta A (2018) A Place of Safety for Everyone? (Presentation) Separated and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children in Scotland Programme. Workshop 2, Glasgow, 26.04.2018-26.04.2018.

Book Chapter

Rigby P & Ishola P (2016) Child Protection for Child Trafficking Victims. In: Malloch M & Rigby P (eds.) Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 84-102. https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-human-trafficking.html

Book Chapter

Malloch M & Rigby P (2016) Contexts and Complexities. In: Malloch M & Rigby P (eds.) Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 1-16. https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-human-trafficking.html

Edited Book

Malloch M & Rigby P (eds.) (2016) Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-human-trafficking.html

Book Chapter

Malloch M & Rigby P (2016) Postscript. In: Malloch M & Rigby P (eds.) Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 246-252. https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-human-trafficking.html

Research Report

Rigby P, Whyte B & Schinkel M (2014) Young People and MAPPA in Scotland. University of Edinburgh; University of Stirling. Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice. http://www.cycj.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Young-people-and-MAPPA-final.pdf

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