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Joanna Adler - Domestic Violence Protection Orders

Domestic violence is one of the most hidden and intractable of crimes. Prosecuting perpetrators can take months or years, and can put the victim in even greater danger. Professor Adler's pioneering research into Domestic Violence Protection Orders, explores a new civil justice approach to the problem.

Read more about Joanna Adler's research around domestic violence protection orders...

Joanna Adler -The Forgiveness Project in Prisons

The Forgiveness Project's prison programme draws on counselling techniques and group work to encourage prisoners to develop empathy and emotional awareness. Prof. Joanna R Adler and Dr Mansoor Mir of Middlesex University's Forensic Psychological Services have worked with The Forgiveness Project to evaluate the impact of the programme on recidivism.

Read more about Joanna Adler's research around The Forgiveness Project...

Joe Corkin - Making Europe in their Image

Dr Joseph Corkin's research into telecommunications regulation in the EU, has been recognised by Pricewaterhouse Coopers and the European Commission. Learn more about the impact of Dr Corkin's work.

Read more about Joseph Corkin's research...

Alessio D'Angelo - Empowering Social Firms

The Social Policy Research Centre has worked with Social Firms UK to develop a portal for new social firms.

Read more about Alessio D'Angelo's research into social firms...

Alessio D'Angelo - Kurdish and Turkish welfare needs

Advice from Middlesex's Social Policy Research Centre helps migrant communities weather hard times.

Read more about Alessio D'Angelo's research into migrant communities...

Alice Donald - Human Rights Stories

Dr Alice Donald and independent human rights consultant Elizabeth Mottershaw explore ways of generating stories that show how the Human Rights Act 1998 affects the lives of people in the UK.

Read the report here

George Frynas - CSR in Oil and Gas

Managing expectations about the payoffs to local economies from oil and gas extraction is difficult and, historically, companies and governments have done a very poor job of it, according to Middlesex's Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategic Management.

Read more about George Frynas' research...

Anthony Goodman - Interethnic Drinking

Professor Goodman take an in-depth look at how teenagers drink - with some surprising results.

Read more about Anthony Goodman's interethnic drinking research...

Anthony Goodman - Macedonia

Macedonia calls on Middlesex's expert to advise on prison reform.

Read more about Anthony Goodman's prison reform research...

Miranda Horvath - Office of the Children's Commissioner Inquiry

In November 2011, the Office of the Children's Commissioner began a two-year Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Gangs and Groups (CSEGG). It appointed Middlesex's Dr Miranda Horvath to lead on a rapid evidence assessment.

Read more about Miranda Horvath's work with the OCC...

Miranda Horvath - Multiple Perpetrator Rape

Concerned by the lack of data and research surrounding multiple perpetrator rape, Dr Miranda Horvath teamed up with Jessica Woodhams (Birmingham University) to launch a British Psychological Society-funded project, Multiple Perpetrator Rape: Setting the Research Agenda Seminar.

Read more about Miranda Horvath's research into multiple perpetrator rape...

Miranda Horvath - Workshops on Sexual Violence

In 2011, Professor Miranda Horvath, Dr Jackie Gray and Dr Susan Hansen organised a one-day conference on sexual violence, attracting over 120 key practitioners, leading strategists, policy makers and academics working in the field from around the world. During the conference four keynotes, four debate sessions, 31 papers and 12 posters were presented.

Find out more about the conference...

Eleonore Kofman - Migrant Women

Migration is on the increase across the world, but a person's experience of it can be very different depending on their gender. Despite the variances in men's and women's situations as they tried to make new lives in new countries, the topic remained little studied when Middlesex's Professor Eleonore Kofman began to analyse them in 1992.

Read more about Eleonore Kofman's research...

Fergus Lyon - Social Enterprise

Whether it be tackling social problems, improving communities or people's life chances, or the environment, social enterprise has attracted worldwide policy interest. Middlesex University has been leading ground-breaking research which examines the social enterprise phenomenon and how to assess its value.

Read more about Fergus Lyon's research...

Lynn McDonald - Families and Schools Together

The founder of a successful programme to improve children's wellbeing brings her expertise to Middlesex.

Louise Ryan - Engaging Muslim Youth

When Louise Ryan and her team talked to 37 Muslim youths in the London borough of Barnet about their sense of identity, the majority had ambiguous feelings about "being British". What emerged from their study was a much more nuanced picture.

Read more about Louise Ryan's research...

William Schabas - Crimes Against Humanity

For the second time, Professor Schabas has been commissioned to prepare a report for the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the status of the death penalty.

Read more about Willam Schabas' research...

Stephen Syrett - Enterprise Dynamics

In 2012, Professor Stephen Syrett, and the CEEDR team were commissioned by the borough of Barnet to research the enterprise dynamics of the Barnet economy.

Read more about Stephen Syrett's research...

Betsy Thom - Alcohol Improvement

Over a million people are admitted to hospital each year due to alcohol abuse. Did the Department of Health's effort to tackle the problem work? Middlesex expertise found out.

Read more about Betsy Thom's research...

Brooke Townsley - Lucentum Digital

How can you tell if an interpreter is accurately interpreting what they hear?Brooke Townsley, Senior Lecturer in Public Service Interpreting and Translation, leads on wide ranging research on the practice of language interpretation.

Read more about Brooke Townsley's research...

Helena Wray - Controlling Marriage Migration

Dr Wray's recent project emerged from the debate over immigration, family immigration and integration and the increasing tendency of states to restrict family immigration.

Read more about Helena Wray's research...

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