Fern Gillon

Research Assistant
0141 444 8742

My research interest is in the Scottish youth justice system, its processes and interventions; and young people’s experiences of them. I recently completed my PhD which looks at how and why decisions are made in an Early and Effective Intervention (EEI) context. The findings provide an opportunity to analyse a key component of the Scottish youth justice landscape and I am committed to undertaking a range of knowledge exchange activities around the research findings.

I previously secured a Masters in Research Methods (MSc) from Glasgow Caledonian University, and have experience of conducting a number of small scale research projects on youth justice issues involving both young people and professionals on issues such as experiences of custody; and stop and search. I also undertake teaching within the School of Social Work and Social Policy and I am involved in a number of activities such as Prison Reading groups.


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Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice
University of Strathclyde
Lord Hope Building, Level 6
141 St. James Road Glasgow G4 0LT

(0141) 444 8622


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