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Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 11:54am

Today we celebrate International Women's Day by launching our new round of fellowships for 2018-19.  

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Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 9:38am

A very warm welcome to past-fellow and Senior Probation Officer, Sue Jordan who becomes the second of our two fellow trustees.  Also to Emily Fei, the lead on Violence against Women & Girls...

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Monday, 23 October 2017 - 2:37pm

The Griffins Board has a couple of vacancies for new trustees. If you are interested in what we do and think you might like to join the board, please look at the documents attached below,...

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Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 8:53am

Today we are hosting a seminar at the Barrow Cadbury Foundation to promote Hazel Renouf's research on the 'Resettlement experiences of street sex-working women on release...

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 2:15pm

On Wednesday 5th April, three of Griffins' fellows and the director, Chris Leeson, travelled to De Montfort University in Leicester to talk about the society and the work that we do. The event...

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 12:43pm

A belated, but no less heart-felt congratulations to 2014 Griffins Fellow Jean O'Neill who was awarded the British Association of Social Workers, Lifetime Acheivement Award for 2016, last...

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Wednesday, 22 March 2017 - 1:31pm

The Society is now open for business for the latest round of fellowships - 2017-18.  If you think you might be intereted in undertaking a Griffins Research Fellowship then look

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Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 9:56am

Today we are publishing a report by barrister and Griffins fellow, Maya Sikand.  Maya's work on the accessibility of Mother & Baby Unit places by mothers and mothers-to-be in prison raises...

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Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 3:17pm

A warm welcome to Sue Matthews - a past fellow of the society who is joining the board as its first 'Fellow Trustee'.  Sue was a fellow in 2009 when she carried out a joint fellowship with Cath...

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Friday, 7 October 2016 - 4:10pm

Congratulations to Jean O'Neill!  Her research published this year on womens' transitions from custody in Northern Ireland was the runner up for the Research Award at the Confederation of...