New research on better outcomes for Black and minority ethnic (BME) users of probation services will be presented by IARS and London Probation Trust at the Race in Probation Conference on the 5th of June at The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in London.
IARS is delighted to announce the opening of nominations for our annual Research and Leadership Awards. There are six award categories sponsorted by: Victim Support, Khulisa UK, the Subcultures Network based at the University of Reading, Raise Your Game, and NCVYS. Nominations close midnight 21 July 2013. Awards ceremony 7 August 2013
IARS is pleased to announce that the 99% Campaign will be rolled out on a national scale with funding from the Nominet Trust.
The project, a youth-led research, campaign and digital participation programme, will run for two years, starting from July 2013, and will see hundreds of young people using online training content to gain skills in research and campaigning, presenting their own experiences and those of further thousands of their peers to key public figures via a combination of media. They will address the challenges posed by three interlinked areas of concern:
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In February 2013, the Ministry of Justice called for responses to the ‘Transforming Youth Custody: Putting Education at the Heart of Detention’ consultation. The Ministerial foreword states that the current youth custody system is “failing to turn these young people’s lives around, and we need to do things differently”.
On the 5th June in central London, the leading international think-tank, IARS, and London Probation Trust will be launching new research on how probation services can be improved for black and minority ethnic offenders and victims.
IARS is pleased to announce the launch of Youth Voice Journal online that will offer the chance to everybody to easily access published papers, articles and book reviews, for free. Youth Voice Journal is an international, multidisciplinary, refereed journal that publishes theoretical contributions
IARS welcomes the government’s revised action plan on Violence against Women announced last week. In this revised plan the UK Border Agency (UKBA) has committed to a series of new specific actions to ensure that the treatment of asylum-seeking women is