Conferences and seminars


Members of the Study Team have presented papers at many conferences, seminars and lectures, both in the UK and abroad. Copies of papers for many of these events are available on request.

2019

The Challenges of Collaboration (McAra). Heads of Planning Scotland, Annual Conference

Can Data Driven Innovation Change the World? (McAra).  Digital Day of Ideas, University of Edinburgh

Care to Crime Cycle: Challenges for theory, method and policy (McAra and McVie).  SASO Annual Conference, Glasgow

Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study (McAra). Second Chancers, Community Justice Scotland Seminar

Storm Chasers: The Purpose of the 21st Century University and the Ethical Basis for Inter-disciplinarity (A Response to Ian Goldin) (McAra). Royal Society of Edinburgh

Patterns of Offending and Conviction: What can be learned from linking administrative and survey data. (McVie) Stockholm Symposium on register based criminology, Sweden.

Criminology, big data and the shifting sands of democratic policy making.  (McVie) Criminology and Democratic Politics Symposium, Leuven, Belgium.

Violence reduction in Scotland: Fact or Fiction?  (McVie) The Point Conference, Chatham, London.

2018

Kilbrandon Again (McAra).  Launch of the Kilbrandon Again Report, University of Edinburgh

The Case for Diversion (McAra).  Youth Justice Board Annual Conference

Pathways to Research Impact: The Edinburgh Study (McAra).  Prisons Research Conference, University of Cambridge

Pathways into Homelessness (McAra).  Visions for Change Seminar, Grassmarket Community Project

Politics, poverty and youth justice (McAra). European Society of Criminology, Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Towards an ethical response to ‘wicked problems’: theory and method in contemporary criminology (McAra). European Society of Criminology, Sarajevo, Bosnia

How do early inequalities impact on criminal trajectories over the life course?  (McAra and McVie)  European Society of Criminology, Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Young people and crime.  (McVie) Monash University, State Library, Australia.

The impact of societal and systemic inequalities on youth crime and justice.  (McVie) Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Behind the Policy: Dealing with Knife Crime in Schools.  (McVie) No Knives Better Lives Network Conference, Glasgow.

Changing patterns of violent crime: The impact of policy, policing and digital transformations.  (McVie) Institute for Global City Policing Annual Lecture, London.

Youth crime and justice: Scotland in an international context.  (McVie) Eurodevils Training, Edinburgh.

2017

Child Friendly Youth Justice? (McAra).  Conference of the National Youth Justice Association in partnership with the University of Cambridge

Pathways to Impact: The Politics of Knowledge Production and the Limits of Social Scientific Inquiry (McAra).  Annual lecture of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods

Sentencing the Vulnerable: The Impact of Decision-making on Young People’s Wellbeing, Life Chances and Further Offending (McAra and McVie).  Sentencing Council for Scotland Conference

Youth Justice Coming of Age? Deviance, Diversion and Desistence. (McAra and McVie).  Drummond Hunter Memorial Lecture, Howard League in Scotland Annual Lecture

Emergent new models of youth justice:  genuine change or more of the same? (McAra and McVie) European Society of Criminology, Cardiff, Wales.

2016

Democracy, Devolution and the Politics of Youth Justice (McAra).  Queen’s University Belfast Conference on Youth Justice and Children’s Rights

Crime and Punishment in a Small Nation: Why Welfarism Matters (McAra).  International Prisons Conference

Studying crime and justice in Scotland.  (McVie) Institute of Sociology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Youth transitions and desistance from crime.  (McVie)  International Conference on Crime Prevention and Resocialization of Children in Contact with the Criminal Justice System, Santiago de Chile.

Mind the gap: Making the transition from juvenile to adult criminal justice.  (McVie) American Society of Criminology, New Orleans.

Why criminal justice systems fail to reduce crime but succeed in reproducing poverty and inequality: new findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. (McAra and McVie) European Society of Criminology, Muenster, Germany.

The justice poverty trap: Reproducing inequality through the justice system.  (McVie) AQMeN International Conference on Rediscovering Inequalities, Edinburgh.

The crime drop in Scotland: patterns, trends and potential explanations.  (McVie) Carstairs State Hospital Journal Club.

Examining the Causal Relationship between Educational Experience and Criminal Conviction Using Linked Data.  (McVie) AQMeN and Scottish Government Education Data Linkage Event, Edinburgh.

The influence of education on criminal careers in Scotland: Illustrating the advantages of data linkage.  (McVie) Bioss Annual Conference, Edinburgh.

2015

Less Crime without More Punishment? (McAra).  SASO Annual Conference

The crime drop in Scotland: Are young people to thank? (McVie)  European Society of Criminology Conference, Porto, Portugal.

Poverty Matters: New findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions in crime.  (McAra and McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference, Porto, Portugal.

Confessions of a Quantitative Criminologist: The challenges of combining theory and method. (McVie) University of Leuven, Belgium.

Youth Justice in Scotland: The importance of the Whole System Approach.  (McVie)  Scottish Government Youth Justice Strategy Refresh Event, Signet Library, Edinburgh.

2014

Punishment and Culture: Kilbrandon 50 years On (McAra).  Social Welfare Conference in collaboration with the International Journal for Ethics and Social Welfare

Crime and Justice: A Vision for Modern Scotland (McAra).  Apex Annual Lecture

What Works, What Doesn’t and What Looks Promising (McAra).  SASO Annual Conference

The impact of educational experience and school exclusion on criminal careers: Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. (McVie) Growing Up in Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Challenging Theories of Desistance: New Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. (McAra and McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Painting by numbers: criminology as figurative. (McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Kilbrandon 50 years on: Youth crime and Justice in Scotland 2014.  (McVie) Dumfries and Galloway Youth Justice Strategy launch, Dumfries.

Policing and Young People in UK cities.  (McVie) Liberal Democrat Conference fringe event, Glasgow.

School exclusions in Scotland: Why do we do it and how effective is it?  (McVie) Capita Conference, Managing Exclusions – A National Policy Update, Edinburgh.

Systems Interventions: What Works in Promoting Desistance? (McAra and McVie) Holyrood Conference on Young Offenders: The Challenges and Opportunities, Edinburgh.

He who opens a school door closes a prison:  the impact of school experience on long-term criminal careers.  (McVie) Education Scotland Annual Conference, Edinburgh.

Young people and System Interventions:  Evidence from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. (McVie)  Invited Seminar for Youth Justice Board and Ministry of Justice, London.

2013

Negotiating criminal justice policy in Scotland within the UK: the cases of policing and youth justice (Henry and McAra) European Society of Criminology Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Criminological activism: research with on and for the community (McAra). European Society of Criminology Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime: key lessons for policy and practice.  (McVie)  European Society of Criminology Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Linking Neighbourhood Data in the Analysis of Crime.  (McVie)  CEBPR-SIPR Symposium at George Mason University, Wash-ington DC.

Youth Offending and Contact with the Police.  (McVie)  Congressional briefing at the Capitol Building, Washington DC.

Youth Crime in Scotland: A Review of the Current Evidence.  (McVie)  SASO Dumfries and Galloway Branch, Dumfries.

Young people and System Interventions: Evidence from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. (McAra and McVie)  West Lothian Council, Livingston.

What do we know about keeping young people away from crime?  Evidence from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. (McAra and McVie) European Study Visit, Edinburgh.

Negotiated Order: Towards a New Theory of Offending.  (McVie) University of Kent.

Youth Crime in Scotland: What do we really know about it?  (McVie)  SASO Edinburgh Branch, Sheriff Court, Edinburgh.

Negotiated Order: Towards a New Theory of Offending.  (McVie)  All Souls College, University of Oxford.

Young people and the Children’s Hearing System: Evidence from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime.  (McVie)  Children’s Hearings Improvement Partnership, Scottish Government, Edinburgh.

2012

A Life Sentence by Installments? The Impact of Custody on Young People (McAra).  Scribani Conference on Imprisonment

A Society of Captives: New Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McAra).  Howard League Lecture

Getting Youth Justice ‘Right’? Key Messages from Research (McAra).  Include Youth Annual Conference, Northern Ireland

Youth Crime and Justice in Scotland: The Messages from Research (McAra and McVie).  Dundee Youth Justice Conference

Classroom behaviour and its relationship with exclusion practices.  (McVie)  Scottish Parliament Justice Committee Roundtable Discussion, Edinburgh.

Children’s Confidentiality v the Need to Share Information – where is the balance?  (McVie)  Scottish Child’s Law Centre Roundtable discussion, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh.

Data Linkage: Opportunities and Challenges for Policing in Scotland.  (McVie)  SIPR International Policing Conference, The Hub, Edinburgh.

Making sense of crime: Using survey data to understand trends, patterns and attitudes.  (McVie)  AQMeN Festival of Social Science Conference, Scottish Parliament.

Getting Youth Justice Right? Key Messages from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime.  (McAra and McVie) Scottish Government, Edinburgh.

The relationship between Education and Crime.  (McAra and McVie) Scottish Government, Edinburgh.

Race-based violence and harassment in Scotland: Analysis of two large youth surveys.  (McVie)   Edinburgh Hate Crime Strategic Development Group,  City of Edinburgh Council, City Chambers, Edinburgh.

“Kill or be killed, know what I’m saying?” An analysis of gangs and knife crime in Scotland.  (McVie)  Manchester University.

Understanding criminal careers in Scotland: Linking self-reported offending and criminal convictions data.  (McVie)  Scottish Government’s Annual ScotStat Data Linkage Conference.

2011

Youth Justice in Scotland (McAra).  Franco-British Council Conference on Comparative Youth Justice

A ‘Society of Captives’? The Longer-term Impacts of Juvenile Justice on Patterns of Desistance from Offending. (McAra and McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Four Facts from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime – Feeding into Practice.  (McAra and McVie) City of Edinburgh Council.

Gang membership, weapon carrying and serious fighting among young people: Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. (McVie and Levy) Scottish Government, Edinburgh.

What makes young people offend?  (McAra and McVie) Convenor’s annual lecture for City of Edinburgh Council.

Violence, Victimisation and Vulnerability: Exploring Hidden Elements of Youth Engagement in Offending (McVie). University of Glasgow Urban Studies staff seminar series, Glasgow (March)

Young Adults, Growing Out of Crime and Desistance: Learning from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McVie) Transition to Adulthood (T2A) national conference held by the Barrow Cadbury Trust Conference, London (March)

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime: Informing implementation of the GIRFEC Framework  (McAra & McVie) Children and Families Strategy Group, Forth ward of North Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh Council (February)

2010

Negotiated Order: Deviance, Identity and Desistance  (McAra and McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference, Liege, Belgium (September)

Risk and Uncertainty in the Youth Justice Context (McVie) Staff Seminar, Centre for Law and Society, University of Edinburgh (March)

Youth Crime and Justice in Edinburgh: Implications for Practitioners  (McVie) Youth Justice and Social Work Seminar for City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh (October)

Understanding the Causes of Crime (McVie) Scottish Government Logic Modelling Seminar, University of Edinburgh (October)

Understanding Victim Experiences of Violence (McVie) International Victim Support Conference, Edinburgh (October)

Lessons for Youth Justice in the City of Edinburgh: Findings from 10 Years of the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McVie) Seminar for Youth Justice Coordinators for South East Scotland, Edinburgh (September)

Youth Gangs and Knife Crime in Scotland.  (Bannister & McVie) Scottish Government’s National Community Safety Convention, Glasgow (September)

Reflections on Ten Years of the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McVie) Lancaster Criminology Group, Lancaster University (September)

Young People, Crime and Desistance: Reflections on the Scottish Children’s Hearing System  (McVie) Lecture for City of Edinburgh Children’s Panel Training Group, Edinburgh (August)

Early Intervention, Later Outcomes: Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McVie) Community Justice Authority Convenor Development Event, SPS Training College, Polmont (August)

Risk, Uncertainty and Youth Justice in Scotland (McVie) Centre for Law and Society Seminar Series, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (March)

Facts about Youth Crime and Justice that any System Should Fit  (McAra & McVie) Invited Policy Briefing for Scottish Government, Edinburgh (March)

2009

Crime and Punishment in a Small Nation: Why Penology Matters (McAra) Inaugural Lecture at the University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh)

Key Lessons from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McAra & McVie) Scottish Government Education Department, seminar, Edinburgh

Pathways to Conviction: Early Intervention and Labelling Effects (McAra & McVie) Ministry of Justice, private policy seminar, London

In the Best Interests of the Child? Key Controversies in Contemporary Youth Justice (McAra) University of Cardiff, School of Social Sciences, Seminar Series in Honour of Peter Clarke

Youth Justice? Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McAra) Plenary Paper, Conference on Youth Justice Policy, British Society of Criminology (Liverpool)

The Impact of Intervention: Key Messages from the Edinburgh Study (McAra) Plenary Paper, NACRO Annual Conference (London)

Criminal Justice Pathways (McAra and McVie) Seminar on Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Edinburgh)

Criminal Justice Pathways (McAra and McVie) Seminar on Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (London)

2008

The Strange Death of Welfarism: Youth Justice and the Anti-Social in Scotland (McAra) ESRC Seminar Series on Anti-Social Behaviour, University of Leeds

Scottish Criminal Justice in Comparative Context (McAra) Free University Brussels Staff Seminar (Brussels, Belgium)

Negotiated Order: Personhood and Identity in Late-Modernity (McAra) Centre for Law and Society ‘Thresholds’ Seminar Series (Edinburgh)

In the Best Interests of the Child? Scottish Youth Justice in Comparative Context (McAra) Plenary Paper, International Conference on Youth Justice (Cork, Eire)

Criminalisation of Young People (McAra) AHRC Seminar Series on Criminalisation (Glasgow)

Cycles of Labelling (McAra and McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference (Edinburgh)

Self-report Delinquency Surveys in European Countries: Britain and Ireland(McVie) Special Meeting of the European Commission funded CrimPrev Framework on Assessing Deviance, Crime and Prevention in Europe (Paris)

Violence, Victimisation and Vulnerability: The Relationship between Offending and Victimisation (McVie) Violence Reduction Unit Conference (Glasgow)

Fact versus Counterfactual: The Use of Propensity Score Matching in Criminological Research (McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference (Edinburgh)

Keeping it in The Family? Young People, Families and Crime (McVie) Knowledge Exchange Seminar for the Children and Youth Studies Network (Glasgow)

2007

The Future of Youth Justice (McAra) SACRO and Barnardos Conference on Young Offenders in Scotland: Is Prevention the Cure? (Edinburgh)

Scottish Youth Justice in Comparative Context (McAra) GERN International Seminar on the Criminalisation of Juveniles and Current Trends (Zaragossa, Spain)

Youth Crime and Justice: Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study, Neighbourhood Managers Seminar, Edinburgh City Council, Edinburgh (December)

The Future of Youth Justice: Response to the Minister for Justice (McAra and McVie) An Audience with the Justice Minister, Public Seminar, Edinburgh (November)

Causal Links between Offending and Victimization in the Teenage Years (Smith) Nuffield Foundation Seminar on Research Findings and Policy Implications, London (October)

Links between Violence, Victimisation and Other Vulnerabilities (McVie) Nuffield Foundation Seminar on Research Findings and Policy Implications, London (October)

Trajectories of Bullying over the Teenage Years (Barker and Maughan) Nuffield Foundation Seminar on Research Findings and Policy Implications, London (October)

The Victim-Offender Nexus: Key Challenges for Youth Justice Policy (McAra) Nuffield Foundation Seminar on Research Findings and Policy Implications, London (October)

Punishment, Perception and Action in a Cohort of Scottish Adolescents: An Empirical Study of Perceptual Deterrence (Shute) European Criminology Conference, Bologna (September)

Assessing the Criminogenic Effect of Formal Social Control: A Dual Trajectory Approach (McVie) European Criminology Conference, Bologna (September)

The Influence of Friends on the Trajectory of Teenage Offending (Smith) European Criminology Conference, Bologna (September)

Violence, Victimisation and Vilification (McAra and McVie) Key-note address, Stars of CCTV Public Seminar, Craigmillar Capacity Building Project, Edinburgh (June)

Animal Abuse and Interpersonal Violence: The Youth Crime Connection (McVie) The Links Group Conference, Dogs Trust, Uxbridge, (May)

Animal Abuse amongst Young People: Trends, Trajectories and Links with Other Offending (McVie) RSPCA, Kent (April)

Violence and Victimisation: Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McAra), Plenary paper, ACPO(S)/Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research ‘Think Tank’ on Family Violence and Offender Management, University of Stirling, Stirling (April)

Early Intervention: The Research Evidence (McAra) Scottish Policy Innovation Forum, Response, Edinburgh (March)

Youth Justice Transitions: Key Findings from The Edinburgh Study (McAra) Public Lecture, Scottish Association For The Study Of Offending, Edinburgh (March)

The Impact of Youth Justice Interventions on Desistance from Offending (McAra and McVie) Mannheim Seminar Series, LSE/British Society Of Criminology, London (February)

2006

Victims of Justice? The Impact of Intervention on Youth Offending (McAra and McVie) ESRC Seminar Series: Life After Punishment, Edinburgh

The Scottish Model of Juvenile Justice: Key Lessons And Challenges (McAra) Families Commission Conference, London

Adjusting for Non-response in a Longitudinal Survey; Comparisons of Weighting and Imputation (McVie and Raab) Methods of Longitudinal Studies Conference, Essex

Animal Abuse amongst Young People: Trends, Trajectories and Links with other Offending (McVie) Invited paper, RSPCA, Kent

Youth Justice: Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study (McAra and McVie) Youth Justice Board, Scottish Executive Special Seminar, Edinburgh

Ethical Dilemmas: Key Lessons from the Edinburgh Study (McAra) Staff seminar, University Of Stirling

Victims of Justice? The Impact of Youth Justice on Desistance from Offending (McVie) Staff seminar, Centre for Criminological Research, Sheffield University

Truancy, Exclusion and Offending: Evidence from the Edinburgh Study (McVie) Seminar for the Social Justice Scrutiny Panel, City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh

Youth Justice? Agency Contact and Youth Offending (McAra and McVie) ESRC Funded Knowledge Transfer Seminar, Glasgow

Youth Justice Transitions (McAra and McVie) Scottish Executive Special Seminar on the Edinburgh Study, Edinburgh

Justice for the Vulnerable: Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study (McAra) Scottish Association for the Study of Offending, Annual Conference, Glasgow

The Usual Suspects: The Impact of Youth Justice on Persistent Offending (McAra and McVie) The Edinburgh Study seminar series: Nuffield Foundation, London

Anti-Social Behaviour: Impact and Response, International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (McAra) Open University, Conference on Youth Justice and the Anti-Social

Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study: Policy Implications (McAra, McVie and Smith) Scottish Executive Justice Department Seminar, Edinburgh

The Impact of Youth Justice on Persistent Offending (McAra and McVie) Holyrood conference on persistent offending, Edinburgh

The Strange Death of Welfarism: Youth justice and the Anti-Social in Scotland (McAra) International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research, Conference on Youth Justice and the Anti-social, Open University

Have You Got Previous FORM(s), SIR? Data Collection, Past, Present and Future in the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Palmer) SIR 2006 International Conference, Stratford-on-Avon

Comparing Imputation and Weighting for a Longitudinal Study: Results Based on the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime(Raab and McVie) Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys Conference (July)

Pathways through Offending: A Qualitative View from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Holmes) British Society of Criminology Conference, Glasgow

Victims of Justice? Young People, Agency Contact and Deviancy Amplification (McAra and McVie) British Society of Criminology Conference, Glasgow

Unravelling Youth Crime Patterns Using Trajectory Modelling (McVie) British Society of Criminology Conference, Glasgow

2005

Pathways through Adolescent Offending: A Qualitative View from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Holmes) European Society of Criminology Conference, Krakow

Desistance from Adolescent Offending: A Qualitative View from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Holmes) New Researchers
in Families and Relationships Conference
, Edinburgh

Community Justice? Social Exclusion and the Limits of Participation (McAra) NACRO Annual Conference

Problem Girls? Key Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McAra) University of Edinburgh, Education Department Conference on Problem Girls, Edinburgh

The Future of Juvenile Justice (McAra) NACRO Conference on Youth Justice

Youth Justice in Comparative Context (McAra) Staff seminar, Queen’s University, Belfast

Edinburgh Study: Theory and Method (McAra and McVie) Childhood Studies Network, Edinburgh

What Works Revisited: Youth Justice, Cultural Context and Deviancy Amplification (McAra and McVie) British Society of Criminology Conference, Leeds

Does Neighbourhood have the Same Effect on Crime and Drug Use? (McVie) British Criminology Conference, Leeds

Neighbourhood Effects on Offending Trajectories (McVie) European Criminology Conference, Krakow

Longitudinal Self-Report Studies: Methodological and Comparative Challenges (McVie) Cross-national Survey Research Methodology Symposium, Northeastern University, Boston

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Smith), Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin

Desistance from Offending and Social Inclusion (Smith) Keele University Seminar on Desistance, Keele

The Effectiveness of the Juvenile Justice System (Smith) University of Sydney, Conference on Children, Risk and Crime, Sydney

The Links between Victimization and Offending (Smith) Griffith University, Brisbane, International Symposium on Pathways and Prevention

2004

Gender and Youth Offending (Holmes) Presentation to the Scottish Executive, Edinburgh

Anti-Social Behaviour: Context and Response (McAra and Smith) Evidence to the Justice 2 Committee of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Parenting and Delinquency at Ages 12 to 15 (Smith) Presentation to the Scottish Executive, Edinburgh

Policing young offenders (McVie) Youth Justice Inquiry Seminar of the Scottish Parliament’s Justice 2 Committee, Glasgow

Truancy, School Exclusion and Substance Misuse (McVie)Presentation to the Scottish Executive, Edinburgh

Gang Membership and Teenage Offending (McVie) Presentation to the Scottish Executive, Edinburgh

The Links between Victimization and Offending (Smith) Presentation to the Scottish Executive, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Smith) Conference on The Long View: Longitudinal Studies in Scotland, St Andrews University

A Critical Review of the Kilbrandon Ethos (Smith) Youth Justice Inquiry Seminar of the Scottish Parliament’s Justice 2 Committee, Edinburgh

Family Influences on Youth Offending (Smith) Supporting Families to Prevent Youth Crime Conference

Youth Crime and Justice in Scotland: Perceptions and Realities (McAra) Fifth Biennial Conference on Children, Young People and Crime in Britain and Ireland: Perceptions and Reality, Cardiff

Culture in Practice: The Effectiveness of the Scottish Children’s Hearings System (McAra and McVie) Societies of Criminology, First Key Issues Conference, Paris

Safety in Numbers? Young people, Communities and Crime (McVie) Fifth Biennial Conference on Children, Young People and Crime in Britain and Ireland: Perceptions and Reality, Cardiff

Policing Subjectivities (McAra) British Society of Criminology Conference, Portsmouth

Patterns of Deviance Underlying the Age-Crime Curve: The Long Term Evidence (McVie) British Society of Criminology Conference, Portsmouth

Patterns of Deviance Underlying the Age-Crime Curve: The Long Term Evidence (McVie) European Society of Criminology Conference, Amsterdam

Self-Esteem, Depression and Poor Social Relationships (Holmes) European Society of Criminology Conference, Amsterdam

Youth Crime: Trends and Causes (Smith) Edinburgh Common Purpose Course, Crime and Criminal Justice day, Saughton Prison, Edinburgh

Youth Transitions and Violence: A Research Based Analysis of Risk Factors and Predictors (McVie) The Second International Conference – Towards a Safer Society, Understanding and Tackling Violence, Glasgow

The Effectiveness of the Juvenile Justice System (Smith) Conference on Youth Violence

Explaining Gender Differences in Truancy (McAra) COSLA Briefing

2003

Aims and Methods of the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Smith) City of Edinburgh Council Children’s Services Strategy Group and Drug Action Team Seminar on Youth Transitions and Crime

Anti-Social Behaviour: What Do We Know? (McVie)City of Edinburgh Council Children’s Services Strategy Group and Drug Action Team Seminar on Youth Transitions and Crime

Boozers, Users And Abusers: Relationships Between Alcohol, Tobacco And Drug Use In Adolescence (Bradshaw) Edinburgh Health Research Group Seminar

Challenges of a Longitudinal Research Programme (McVie and Bradshaw) Social Research Association Seminar

Community as the Context for Youth Justice Policy (Smith) Keynote address, Communities that Care Annual Conference

Explaining Truancy And School Exclusion (McAra) City of Edinburgh Council Children’s Services Strategy Group and Drug Action Team Seminar on Youth Transitions and Crime

Negotiated Order: Gender, Youth Transitions and Crime (McAra) British Society of Criminology Conference

Neighbourhood Dynamics and Delinquency (Brown) British Society of Criminology Conference

Offenders as Victims (Smith) Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, Guest Lecture

Parenting and Crime in the Neighbourhood Context (Smith) University of Durham, Department of Sociology Seminar

Patterns and Trends in Youth Crime: Evidence from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McVie) Cross Party Group of the Scottish Parliament

Patterns Of Offending And Institutional Response: Key Findings From The Edinburgh Study Of Youth Transitions And Crime (McAra) Keynote Address, Edinburgh Common Purpose: Crime and Justice Programme

Substance Use and Delinquency (Smith) City of Edinburgh Council Children’s Services Strategy Group and Drug Action Team Seminar on Youth Transitions and Crime

Substance Use and the Development of Delinquency (Bradshaw) British Society of Criminology Conference

Substance Use and Youth Problem Behaviour (Smith) Presentation to the Prevention Working Group of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

The Edinburgh Study: Data on Use of Drugs and Alcohol (Smith)NHS Scotland Round Table Presentation

The Edinburgh Study: Family Influences, and Links between Victimization and Offending (Smith) Home Office Seminar

The Effect of Neighbourhood Setting on Youth Offending at Ages 12 to 15 (Smith) European Society of Criminology Conference

Theory and Method in the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Smith) Social Research Association evening lecture series

Victimization And Offending: Two Sides of the Same Coin (Smith) All Souls College, Oxford, Criminology Seminar Series

Young People and School (McVie) University of Edinburgh, Education Department Seminar

Youth Crime in Edinburgh: Evidence and Characteristics (McVie S and Bradshaw) 6VT Seminar, Youth Café, Edinburgh

Youth Justice in Scotland and England and Wales: Cultural and Institutional Dynamics (McAra) Public Seminar, University of Leeds

Youth Perspectives on Crime and Health Risk Behaviours (Bradshaw and McVie) The Edinburgh Youth Café funded Seminar on Young People and Crime

Youth Transitions And Crime: The Long-Term Evidence (McVie) Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour Conference, Napier University

2002

Adolescent Offending and Victimization: Two Sides of the Same Coin (Smith) European Society of Criminology Conference

Community as the Context for Youth Justice Policy (Smith) Keynote Address from Communities that Care Scottish Conference

Drifting into Substance Misuse: Youth Transitions and Family Dynamics (McVie) London Drugs Policy Forum Conference

How Different are Scottish Youth Gangs? (Bradshaw) European Society of Criminology Conference

Lay Participation in Juvenile Justice International Colloquium on Youth Justice organised by the French Ministry of Justice

Parenting and Crime in the Context of the Neighbourhood (Smith) British Society of Criminology Conference

The Dynamics of Small-Scale Penal Systems: Inter-agency working and Cross Institutional Culture (McAra) International Colloquium on Youth Justice organised by the French Ministry of Justice

The Edinburgh Study Education Seminar October 2002 (Bradshaw, McAra, McVie and Smith). Hosted by the City of Edinburgh Education Department

The Tutelary Complex: Parenting, Ethnicity, and Crime (McAra) Jacobs Foundation Conference on Ethnicity and Crime

The Vagaries of Penal Control: Gender and Juvenile Justice (McAra and McVie)European Society of Criminology Conference

Truanting: Social Context and Institutional Response (McAra) Edinburgh City Council/University of Edinburgh Conference on Key Findings from The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime

Youth Justice in Transition: The Effectiveness of the Children’s Hearings System (McAra) Second International Conference on Sentencing and Society

Youth Lifestyles and Delinquency (Bradshaw) Scottish Association for the Study of Delinquency Annual Conference

2001

Negotiated Order: A Unifying Principle for Parenting and Juvenile Justice (Smith) The SACRO McLintock Lecture

Adolescent Development and Violence: Findings from the Edinburgh study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McVie) International Association for Research into Juvenile Criminology Conference

Gender and Crime Paper (McAra and Smith) European Society of Criminology Conference

How Different are Girls? Testing the Need for a Gendered Theory of Offending (McAra and Smith) Centre for Law and Society Seminar Series University of Edinburgh

2000

Gender and Crime: A Response to Catharine Mackinnon (McAra) Scottish Criminology Conference

Gender, Social Control and Violent Crime (McAra and McVie) Conference on Challenges of Violence organised by the ESRC Programme on Violence

Identifying Potential Offenders with Severe Personality Disorders: Can we do it? (Smith) Annual Conference of the Royal College of Psychiatry

Minorities and Social Exclusion (Smith) Conference organised by the University of Athens

Policy Implications of the Edinburgh Study (McVie) Colloquium on Youth Justice and Crime organised by the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate

Young people’s Contact with the Children’s Hearing System (McAra) British Council conference for the Chief Minister of Justice for Thailand and a visiting delegation of Thai Magistrates

Youth Crime in Edinburgh: Gender and Criminality (Flint, McVie, Shute and Woodward) Scottish Criminology Conference

1999

Routes of Violence in Children and Young People (Smith) Annual Conference of the Royal Society of Medicine

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (Smith) University of Edinburgh, Social Policy Seminar series

The Edinburgh Study: Early Findings (Smith) The Howard League Lecture

Thresholds for Crime and Punishment for Adolescent Offenders (Smith) Conference organised by the American Psychology and Law Society in conjunction with the European Association of Psychology and Law

1998

Children, Families and Early Intervention: Preventing Anti-Social Behaviour(Smith) A Children in Scotland conference

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime (McAra, McVie, Shute and Smith) University of Edinburgh, Centre for Law and Society seminar series