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Early Career Academics Network

ECAN

The Howard League for Penal Reform’s early career academics network is an internet based network to help you keep in touch with each other, provide a regular channel of communication and information about research and promote closer working and an interface between academics and campaigners. You can link up with other ECAN members through our Facebook group.

The network members’ pages will aim to develop debate, include articles, letters and opinion pieces. There are also periodic events aimed at ECAN members.

ECAN members

The network is intended for academics in their first post or post graduate students aiming for academic or research post.  Anyone working in fields related to criminology, social policy, law, humanities or research interests related to these areas can join the network.

‘The Howard League’s Early Career Academic Network has provided me with a user-friendly and convenient way to develop my research ideas. I always find it constructive to explore other academics’ research interests to reflect and create my unique approach to research. The opportunity that ECAN provides for networking is invaluable, and usually one of the best ways to create opportunities is through meeting others. I will continue to use, and recommend the use of ECAN to others throughout my doctoral research and further into the development of my career as a social researcher.’ Claire de Motte, Nottingham Trent University

Members’ e-bulletin

All members will receive an e-bulletin three times a year providing information about policy developments, resources and campaigns.

ECAN Bulletin Issue 43, January 2020

In this issue you will find:

  • Challenging state-corporate harm: making an inch of difference?
    Steve Tombs, The Open University
  • Transforming responses to hate crime
    Stevie-Jade Hardy, the University of Leicester
  • Supporting strategies for survival in immigration systems
    Victoria Canning, the University of Bristol
  • Exploring sensory experience and collapsing distance in prisons research
    Kate Herrity, the University of Leicester
  • Increasing fairness in sentencing using quantitative research
    Jose Pina-Sanchez, the University of Leeds
  • Making a difference in the area of sexual violence and the law: Theoretical underpinnings
    Anna Carline, the University of Liverpool

This ECAN bulletin was guest edited by Howard League Research Advisory Group members Dr Keir Irwin-Rogers and Professor Jo Phoenix.

Previous bulletins can be found here.

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