The John Sunley Prize
A prize to celebrate excellence and impact of post graduate research into penal issues
The Howard League for Penal Reform is seeking to reward and encourage Masters students who generate outstanding research dissertations that often are both topical and original; and can also offer genuine new insights into the penal system and further the cause of penal reform.
Each year thousands of exceptional Masters dissertations are researched and written but few are even lodged in university libraries or shared with the wider penal affairs community. Many will be of publishable standard and would contribute to the pool of knowledge about penal issues. The John Sunley Prize has been established to ensure that the best of these dissertations now get the recognition they deserve.
Sunley Prize 2017
The John Sunley Prize winners were announced at the Howard League AGM, on Wednesday 8 November 2017.