Justice, Insecurity & Fair Decision Making

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Browse our latest events, project highlights and blog posts below. If you would like to feature your work on our page, please email justice-irt@glasgow.ac.uk.

BLOG | Glasgow Human Rights Network

The Glasgow Human Rights Network was established in 2011, and we are a network of scholars and practitioners in Scotland who study and work to protect human rights in Scotland and beyond. The network now comprises members from the University of Glasgow and universities across Scotland, as well as civil society and national and...  [read more]

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT | Protracted conflict and development aid

Contemporary armed conflicts have become protracted, complex and urbanised with far-reaching socio-economic consequences. The Endless Conflicts project examines how an integrated humanitarian and development response to such conflicts can be anchored in and promoted by international law in the pursuit of sustainable peace... [read more]

EVENT | Applying for funding from Nuffield Foundation

Nuffield's research, development and analysis fund has two deadlines a year in their core domains of education, welfare and justice. Join us for this online session to fund out more about Nuffield's funding schemes and what they are looking for in applications... [read more]

What Justice, Insecurity & Fair Decision Making means to me

View these short videos from our theme leaders and discover what the Justice, Inesecurity & Fair Decision Making theme means to them and their research.

Justice, Insecurity & Fair Decision Making to me...

David Lundie

Religious and secular worldviews, value pluralism and moral education. Drawing on philosophical, anthropological and sociological perspectives to understand complex decision multi-agency decision-making, particularly for young people.

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Marguerite Schinkel

Marguerite’s research focuses on criminal justice. In her PhD and post-doc research she explored how prison sentences are given meaning by those who undergo them. More recently, she has explored the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown on penal experiences in Scotland. Besides the lived experience of punishment, she is interested in how people escape cycles of harm, the places and spaces that help/hinder this, and alternatives to criminal justice.

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Nicole Busby

Nicole is an expert in equality law with particular interests in gendered inequalities, particularly in relation to paid work and unpaid care, the use of social and economic rights to achieve social justice and access to justice more generally. She is interested in how lived experience can influence law and policymaking and the use of legal processes. She undertakes academic research with civil society organisations to critique law and policy from a user’s perspective and has recently been investigating the application of Fineman’s Vulnerability Theory in these contexts.

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Yingru Li

With a concern for social justice and human rights, Yingru is interested in research that could have policy significance and impacts on the practice of corporate accountability for human rights and sustainable economy. In translating the theoretical concerns to the practice, she is closely engaged in projects that explore human rights issues in the corporate world and how to mobilize businesses to be “better” and more responsible.

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