Friday, April 25th, 2014


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What do young people think about police powers of stop and search?

In July 2013 the Home Office announced a public consultation into ‘Police powers of stop and search’. IARS and the 99% Campaign have submitted a joint response that focuses specifically on the implications of proposals set out in this consultation for young people in the UK.

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Keeping Race on the Agenda in an Uncertain Environment

Between 12-14 September, the Association of Black Probation Officers (ABPO) of the UK Ministry of Justice will celebrate 31 years from its creation. IARS' Founder & Director, Dr. Theo Gavrielides will address the conference.

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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.


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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.