The Howard League for Penal Reform in England and Wales has announced the winners of its Research Medal 2013:
We are delighted to announce that Howard League Scotland Executive Committee Member, Professor Lesley McAra, is to be a recipient of the award along with Professor Susan McVie, also at University of Edinburgh, for their Edinburgh study of youth transitions and crime.
Professor Kevin Haines and Dr Stephen Case at Swansea University were joint winners of the award for their work on the Swansea youth diversion scheme.
They will receive their medals at the Howard League President’s annual wine reception at the Houses of Parliament this summer. Articles about their work and information about how they have worked to ensure that their work has impact will be published in the summer.