Join Our Happy Hour!

Every month we hold an informal networking session for postgrad students. The next one is Monday 19th July at 7pm - come along and get to know the BSC Postgrad Committee and other fellow criminology postgrads. Of course, I say 'every month' as if this is a long running thing. The truth is that it … Continue reading Join Our Happy Hour!

Welcome

Hello everyone, My name is Grace Gallacher and I am the new Chair of the committee. I am currently finishing up my PhD journey and I am passionate about helping others on their journey. I believe the PhD can be a very lonely and isolating journey, especially in the times of Covid-19 and current lockdowns. … Continue reading Welcome

Doing e-fieldwork in Criminology: The pros and cons of doing online interviews

By Daniela Mradones-Bravo  Introduction “Embarking on digital research will, potentially, place a researcher on less stable ground owing to the perceived newness of the terrain. This may cause doubt in the mind of the researcher. Doubts may also be manifested as scepticism or uncertainty on the part of a doctoral supervisory team or a university … Continue reading Doing e-fieldwork in Criminology: The pros and cons of doing online interviews

A day of zemiology: Reflections on the ‘thinking differently about harm’ seminar day

On Tuesday, 16th July 2019, I had the pleasure of attending the thought-provoking BSC Postgraduate Seminar day, ‘Thinking Differently about Harm’. Jayne Price’s earlier blog includes a summary of the topics covered during the seminar day. My blog post gives an alternative perspective on the event by reflecting on how the seminar influenced my understanding … Continue reading A day of zemiology: Reflections on the ‘thinking differently about harm’ seminar day