Thursday, April 17th, 2014


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Notice of General Meeting




NOTICE is hereby given of the General Meeting of Independent Academic Research Studies (the “Company”) to be held on Monday 30th September 2013 at 4:30pm in 250a Kennington Lane, SE11 5RD


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IARS Director writes to Home Office Secretary: Violence against women - new evidence

Dear Mrs. May,

RE: New Evidence: Ending violence against women and girls

I am writing to you on behalf of my charity, most specifically  the refugee and asylum seeking women with whom we are currently working,  in addition to our users who are victims of gender related violence and abuse. We are about to release new user-led research findings that I believe should inform your government’s policy for ending violence against women and girls.

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PRESS RELEASE Remembering the Riots & Celebrating Youth Leadership

On the 7th August, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, IARS  is holding the second Annual Research & Leadership Awards at the Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, with support from the EU Youth in Action Programme, Nominet Trust and the Big Lottery Fund.

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99% Campaign creative editorial team - Call for volunteers

The 99% Campaign is recruiting a group of 10 young people aged 16-25 to assist in the design and development of the 99% Campaign Blog and its social media platforms. We are looking for young illustrators, graphic designers, photographers, aspiring film-makers and bloggers to advocate passionately for youth issues.


About the 99% Campaign

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Changing the restorative justice agenda from the bottom up

IARS in Spain: ‘Restorative Justice at post-Sentencing level; Supporting and Protecting Victims’

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Preview of new IARS research on refugee women

This week, 17th-23rd June,  is Refugee Week, a UK wide event that attempts to counter the negative perceptions of refugees and asylum-seekers held by the general public in Britain and promote the benefits refugees bring to their host communities.

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Do you have experience of using NVivo? If so, IARS needs you!

IARS is looking for someone to join us at an exciting time with our research and advocacy projects. Can you help us to maximise our use of NVivo to manage and analyse qualitative data and maximise the impact of our research? This opportunity is perfect if you are a Masters or PhD level student looking to put your research skills into practice, be credited as a research assistant on our publications and help a charity at the same time. 

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PRESS RELEASE Race in Probation: the beginning of a journey

IARS and London Probation Trust (LPT) launched new research on better outcomes for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) users of probation services at the Race in Probation Conference in central London yesterday.