Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

Projects related to Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

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Bridging Juniors: Learning, Education and Development in Bridge
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: The Davenport Foundation

Bridge: A MindSport for All
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: Donors (UK) and Donors (O.S)

Designing homes for healthy cognitive ageing: co-production for impact and scale (DesHCA)
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Developing the evidence base for social care responses to children / families affected by domestic abuse
PI: Professor Jane Callaghan
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Should I stay or should I go: sense of belonging and intentions to stay among young, newcomers to Armenia
PI: Dr Sarah Wilson
Funded by: The British Academy

A multi-cultural comparative study into the influence national level variations have on desistance from crime
PI: Professor Margaret Malloch
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Water and Fire: Understanding and reducing risk with 15 “Best Bets” for enhancing capacity for transformative adaptation with vulnerable township residents on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa.
PI: Professor Dalene Swanson
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Enabling Bridge to Thrive in Schools: Exploring the Benefits, Opportunities & Challenges
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: The Davenport Foundation

Reimagining the Future in Older Age
PI: Dr Melanie Lovatt
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Optimising Procurement Outcomes for Covid-19 and Beyond: Lessons from the Crisis
PI: Dr Richard Simmons
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Creating better lives? An Evaluation of the Life Changes Trust
PI: Dr Louise McCabe
Funded by: Life Changes Trust

'It's our anxiety that keeps them locked up'. Protection for whom? Responding to the needs of 'at risk' young women in Scotland.
PI: Professor Margaret Malloch
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

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

Choice, attainment and positive destinations: exploring the impact of curriculum policy change on young people
PI: Dr Marina Shapira
Funded by: The Nuffield Foundation

Assessing financial vulnerability and risk in the UK's charities during and beyond the COVID-19 crisis
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Mercator Fellowship with the Doing Transitions research group
PI: Dr Melanie Lovatt
Funded by: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Mobilising Voluntary Action in the four UK jurisdictions: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

Living Right Up To The End
PI: Dr Liz Forbat
Funded by: Strathcarron Hospice

Innovation in supporting older people living in care homes
PI: Dr Jennifer Ferguson
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Sustainable Care: connecting people and systems
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

See beyond, see the lives Scotland
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems

Strength2Food Secondment
PI: Dr Richard Simmons
Funded by: European Training Academy

Assessing the impacts of novel coronavirus outbreaks on people who use drugs, drug-related deaths and the effectiveness of service responses to them; a systematic review to inform practice and drug policy responses to COVID-19 in Scotland
PI: Dr Hannah Carver
Funded by: Scottish Government

Designing for Ageing and Dementia International Research Network
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Managed alcohol programmes: Implementation of a novel intervention to help prevent infection (Covid-19) for people experiencing alcohol dependency and homelessness
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Stress and mental health challenges experienced by third sector homelessness services workers during the Covid-19 pandemic in Scotland
PI: Dr Hannah Carver
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Rapid Review of National Qualifications 2020
PI: Professor Mark Priestley
Funded by: Scottish Government

Sociology of Bridge: Understanding Dynamics and Interactions of the Bridge World
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: World Bridge Federation

Learning lessons from rapid changes to a UK homeless service in response to Covid-19.
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: The Salvation Army

Make a Change
PI: Professor Jane Callaghan
Funded by: Lincolnshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Harm reduction intervention for severe drug and/or alcohol dependence among people who are homeless
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Peer mentoring for young people leaving care
PI: Professor Jane Callaghan
Funded by: Falkirk Council

The costs and benefits of 'good' self-directed support
PI: Professor Kirstein Rummery
Funded by: Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning (Scotland)

The experiences of victims in the criminal justice system: a qualitative research project
PI: Professor Jane Callaghan
Funded by: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Neighbourhoods and Dementia: A mixed methods study
PI: Dr Richard Ward
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Smart Governance of Sustainable Cities (SmartGov)
PI: Professor William Webster
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

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

Centre for Population Change
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Community experiences of serious organised crime in Scotland
PI: Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith

Permanently progressing: Outcomes for children in Scotland accommodated before age 5
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Funded by: British Association for Adoption & Fostering and Confidential Donor

Administrative Data Research Centre - Scotland
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Technical Support on anti-corruption in Greece
PI: Dr Richard Simmons
Funded by: Queen Margaret College

Survey of Teacher Workforce
PI: Professor Mark Priestley
Funded by: National Association of School Masters and Union of Women Teachers

The Scottish Longitudinal Survey of Ageing (THSLS)
PI: Professor David Bell
Funded by: National Institutes of Health

The Role of Volunteers in Dementia Care
PI: Dr Vikki McCall
Funded by: Abbeyfield Society

Style and/or Substance? Developing Teaching in Statistical Communication
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: The British Academy

The Constitutional Future of Scotland and the United Kingdom
PI: Professor David Bell
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Process Evaluation of Alcohol Brief Interventions in wider settings (Young People and Social Work)
PI: Ms Martine Stead
Funded by: NHS Health Scotland

Creativity and Effectiveness in the Use of Electronic Monitoring as an Alternative to Imprisonment in EU Member States
PI: Professor Gillian McIvor
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Pathways through Health and Social Care for Older People with Dementia
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Teaching, Learning and Play in the Outdoors: a national survey of provisions in schools and pre-schools
PI: Dr Gregory Mannion
Funded by: Scottish Natural Heritage

A Proposal to Conduct Research into the Impact of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act
PI: Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith
Funded by: Scottish Government

North Lanarkshire Integrated Addiction Service (NLIAS) Evaluation
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Funded by: North Lanarkshire Council

Bandits In Southern Italy And The Ottoman Empire: The Dichotomy Between The Resistance And Submission
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Funded by: The British Academy

Ordinary support & 'liveable lives': the Glasgow Study
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Funded by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Community Impact of Marches and Parades
PI: Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith
Funded by: Scottish Government

THe Scottish Longitudinal Survey of ageing (THSLS) - Admin Supplement
PI: Professor David Bell
Funded by: National Institutes of Health

Food for Thought: Food based training, assessment and intervention tools for carers of looked after young people
PI: Dr Ruth Emond
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Piloting a Collaborative Quantitative Research development Programme in the Third Sector: Understanding Volunteering in Scotland
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: Applied Quantitative Methods Network

Highland aquatic resources conservation and sustainable development
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

The Games People Play
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Supporting community resilience in Scotland through public policy and practice? Who is involved, how is it happening, and what needs to change?
PI: Professor Alasdair Rutherford
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

The governance of Security and the Analysis of Risk for Sporting Mega-Events: creating a living legacy for Europe from an analysis of security planning for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games (G2014)
PI: Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Optimised suicide prevention programs and their implementation on Europe
PI: Professor Margaret Maxwell
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Enabling health and wellbeing among older people: capitalising on resource
PI: Professor Kirstein Rummery
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Developing effective responses to criminalised women: lessons from Australia
PI: Professor Gillian McIvor
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

e-Infrastructure for Social Simulation (e-ISS)
PI: Professor Paul Lambert
Funded by: Higher Education Funding Council for England and Jisc

Scoping study on the experiences of people claiming employment and support allowance
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Funded by: Socio-Legal Studies Association

Self-directed support - evidence base
PI: Professor Kirstein Rummery
Funded by: Scottish Government

Data Management through e-Social Science: Case studies, Provisions and Support (Dames)
PI: Professor Paul Lambert
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

The Living Better Project: Improving the Mental well-being of people with diabetes and/or CHD
PI: Professor Margaret Maxwell
Funded by: Royal College of General Practioners

Construction of a specialist data resource on youth transitions and education
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Funded by: University of Edinburgh

The Lancaster-Warwick-Stirling node: Developing statistical modelling in the social sciences Phase 2
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Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Community ownership and empowerment
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Funded by: Walterton and Elgin Community Homes

Evaluation of Football Banning Orders in Scotland
PI: Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith
Funded by: Scottish Government

Depression and long term work incapacity in Scotland: The role of the GP
PI: Professor Margaret Maxwell
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

The Family Life Project: A qualitative longitudinal study of children's experiences of family life in the context of parental drug use
PI: Dr Sarah Wilson
Funded by: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Scottish Social Survey Network
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Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Learning about alcohol: influences of the family context
PI: Mr Douglas Eadie
Funded by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Interrogating harm and abuse: protection, agency and citizenship
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Quangos Revised: The Social Networks of the Public Elite.
PI: Professor Paul Lambert
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Routes to Recovery
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Funded by: Foundation for the Sociology of Health & Illness

Physical activity and black and minority ethnic groups : Qualitative Study
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Funded by: NHS Health Scotland

Baseline Evaluation of Positive Changes
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Funded by: Stirling Council

Food Practices in an Institutional Context: Children, Care and Control
PI: Professor Samantha Punch
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Comparative Funding (NGPA Programme).
PI: Dr Richard Simmons
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Narrative Analysis: From Epistemology to Interview.
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Funded by: Foundation for the Sociology of Health & Illness

Longitudinal data analysis for social science researchers
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Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

A Profile of Female Offenders within the Lothian and Borders District
PI: Professor Gillian McIvor
Funded by: City of Edinburgh Council

An assessment of the operation of the Named Person role and its interaction with other forms of patient representation
PI: Dr Kathryn Mackay
Funded by: Scottish Government

CPAG Research Project - using different types of services for advice about benefits, tax credits and employment
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Funded by: Child Poverty Action Group

Understanding elder abuse in black and minority ethnic groups: promoting good practice in services
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: Age Scotland