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Prison Health Symposium

The MRC/CSO SPHSU are hosting a symposium considering the methodological and ethical dimensions of conducting health focused social science research through and beyond prison settings.

The symposium will take place on May 18th and 19th - at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow and HMP Barlinnie, Glasgow.

There will be 20 exciting papers from a wide range of researchers, practitioners and those directly involved in the prison system at varying career stages and focusing on prison research in diverse number of counties. This symposium will be held on May 18th (at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit) and 19th (at HMP Barlinnie) 2016, in Glasgow.

Please click on the link below to view the agenda:


Please get in touch with Matthew Maycock if you have any questions about the symposium: matthew.maycock@glasgow.ac.uk.

The symposium will be using the hashtag #prisonhealthsymposium.

The symposium is now at capacity.