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Friday, 28 January 2022 - 9:37am

Today we have published the most recent set of Griffins Research Findings - on foreign national women and bail decision-making in court.   You can read May Robson's full report here.

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020 - 10:30am

The society is very aware of the problems at the present time as a result of the pandemic and as a result, we have decided to extend the application period and the new deadline for 2020-21...

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020 - 10:26am

The society has recently published two new pieces of research - by Sophia Benedict on the barriers to resettlement for foreign national women and by Naima Sakande on the issues around women trying...

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Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 12:17pm

On Thursday 21st March Jo Stevens MP hosted a round table discussion in the House of Commons to debate the findings and recommendations of Griffins Fellow Sarah Smart's research on women serving...

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Monday, 25 March 2019 - 4:47pm

On February 28th Joint Fellows Ruth Walker and Geraldine McGuigan, both from NIACRO in Belfast, presented their research findings on the impact of domestic abuse 'Survived, but at what...

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Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 2:46pm

On Thursday 27th of September the new Griffins Fellows for 2018-19 (joint fellows, Ruth Chitty and Sandra Barefoot, and individual fellows Sophia Benedict and Naima Sakande) travelled to Cambridge...

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Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 1:37pm

Yesterday in the sweltering heat of a stunning summer (for once), Griffins held the findings seminar for the work of fellow Alice Moore at Welsh Women's Aid, Cardiff.  Alice presented her report...

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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.  

If you are a practitioner and think you have what it takes to undertake pioneering research...

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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, complete...