Dr Nicola Carr

Dr Nicola Carr
Sociology and Social Policy
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Expertise summary

Dr Carr's main research areas relate to youth justice, prisons, probation and community sentences. She has recently completed studies on young people's transitions from custody, the effects of juvenile criminal records, the role of pre-sentence reports in sentencing and LGBT prisoners' experiences. She also has a particular interest in comparative research and has been involved in research exploring the practices of 'offender supervision' in Europe and youth justice practice cultures.

She has completed 'Expert Women'  training with the BBC Academy and ESRC media training. She has appeared on radio programmes on national and local stations (BBC, RTE). Dr Carr has also been   interviewed by local television and print media in relation to her research and has written research-based articles for newspapers and websites.

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