ICPR publishes new report "Towards a health-informed approach to penal reform? Evidence from ten countries"

The Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR), based at the School of Law, Birkbeck, has published a report highlighting the mental and physical health impacts of prison overcrowding.

Examining language barriers in the criminal justice system

A new partnership has launched a pioneering study examining the barriers faced by those who have limited English skills when accessing the criminal justice system. This is the first large-scale research of its kind in the UK.

ICPR looking to recruit a Research Associate

ICPR is looking to recruit a Research Assistant for 30 months, commencing May 2018, to provide research support on the ...

ICPR looking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

ICPR is looking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join the AHRC-funded project Judging Values and Participation in Mental ...

ICPR holds international prisoner health conference

On 8 and 9 November 2018, ICPR welcomed speakers from Brazil, America, Thailand, Australia, the Netherlands and the UK to share their expertise on prison health.

ICPR launches 12th edition of the World Prison Population List

Prison populations continue to soar in much of the world, new report published by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research ...

NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION: Mapping inequalities in prisoner healthcare worldwide

The Institute for Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, University of London is holding a free international conference over two days, 8 and 9 November 2018, on the Bloomsbury campus.

ICPR presents special screening of award-winning documentary film

On Friday night (5 October) the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR, at the School of Law, Birkbeck) presented a film screening of 'Tre Maison Dasan', an award winning documentary film about three American boys, each with a parent in prison.