Researchers to develop first ever Europe-wide survey to track children’s wellbeing as they grow up

The Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) at Manchester Metropolitan University leads international project that will generate exciting new data…


Needs assessment: risk, desistance and engagement

PERU's Kevin Wong co-authors a new Academic Insights paper for Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation


High probation caseloads jeopardise the quality of delivery and practitioner’s wellbeing

PERU contributes to a report showing that the quality of probation delivery falls when practitioners are responsible for managing more than 50 cases.


Needs assessment and effective engagement

PERU researcher argues that needs assessment and sentence planning should transcend their core justice functions and set the tone for effective…


Celebrating International Restorative Justice Week

The British Journal of Community Justice hosted and managed by PERU is marking International Restorative Justice Week by publishing two new papers.


Centre for Homelessness Impact systematic review – Call for Evidence

The Centre for Homelessness Impact has appointed the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit at Manchester to undertake a systematic review of the…


The Dark Side of Masculinity: Implications for Human Health

PERU's Anton Roberts, a Graduate Research Assistant who is undertaking a PhD at PERU presented a paper at the North East Post Graduate (NEPG) 2020…


Thinking about the future differently – new report in partnership with the RSA

Today A stitch in time? Realising the value of futures and foresight is published by the RSA.


Conference call: migrant children’s integration in European communities

PERU is a member of the MiCREATE project. The MiCREATE consortium is holding a confererence in Krakow, Poland from the 4-5 December 2020 and welcomes…


PERU’s Kevin Wong is new Chair of the Criminal Justice Alliance

After an open recruitment and selection process PERU’s Kevin Wong (Reader in Community Justice and Associate Director Criminal Justice) has been…