July 2016

* Glasgow University’s Horizon Magazine features the research * Hester is working with Missing People to run the second networking event on #Returned missing in Wales during August * BBC Panorama features Hester Parr speaking about missing people and The One Show runs an item referencing the project * Hester, Olivia and Penny are revising an academic paper on geographies of missing women

February 2016

* Hester is organising an multi-agency event on ‘return of missing people’ in April in London with the Missing People Charity, watch this space for further news.

January 2015

* We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the 2015 ESRC Celebrating Impact Awards. The 2015 Impact Prize is an exciting opportunity to celebrate the outstanding economic and social impacts achieved by ESRC-funded researchers over the last 50 years. Dr Hester Parr will travel to London to meet with the award panel in early February.

November 2015

Hester is part of the working group which has informed the production of a new strategy Scottish Government led strategy for missing people in Scotland and the consultation is now live http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/08/9749.

August 2014

* The ESRC award for the project is now at an end. Dr Olivia Stevenson has moved on to a knowledge exchange post at UCL and we wish her all the best and thank her for her work on the project.

* The team are continuing to draft article for journals this month.

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