Academic events on offending and criminal justice upcoming in Glasgow

Category: United Kingdom

The Scottish Association for the Study of Offending (SASO) are hosting a number of upcoming events in the Glasgow area which may be of interest to people.


1) Restorative Justice/Youth Justice with Tim Chapman, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

Thursday 18th April 2019 - 6.30pm
Lecture Theatre, Collins Building, University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow

Tim Chapman is one of the world’s leading thinkers and trainers in Restorative Justice and youth justice. The Chair of the Board of the European Forum for Restorative Justice, he is widely sought after as a trainer, adviser and speaker.

With extensive experience in the Northern Ireland Probation Service, Tim has also trained serious politically motivated prisoners in restorative practices in order to move them away from violence. Tim has also trained more than 40 prison officers in restorative practices and this is having a gradual impact on the culture of prisons in Northern Ireland.

SASO members and non-members alike are welcome.

Solicitors, Advocates, Police and Social Workers and other professions may claim up to 1.5 hrs CPD time for attendance.

Suggested contribution towards cost of event £5 (£1 student/unwaged)

Refreshments available from 6.15pm with the event commencing at 6.30pm

Please confirm attendance to Irene Cameron, Branch Secretary, by e-mail to


2) SASO Glasgow & West of Scotland Day Conference:  “From Care to Crime … breaking the cycle

Thursday 9th May 2019- 10.00am – 4.00pm
McCance Lecture Theatre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Conference Chair:  Sheriff Alan Miller

Guest Speakers (confirmed)

  • Professor Lesley McAra/Professor Susan McVie – Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Nancy Loucks – Families Outside & Centre for Law, Crime & Justice, University of Strathclyde
  • Malcolm Schaffer – Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

Plus … special performance from “THE STREET”    

Registration rates from £90 to £5.

Flyers for both events attached and available on the SASO website page.

All SASO events are open to members and non-members alike.

Full details of all SASO events and activities available on their website at