Meta-prisons, or, Imprisonizing introspections upon investigations of incarceration

Our latest guest blog comes from Charlie, a first-year PhD researcher in the Architecture By Design program at the University of Edinburgh.  His research is on the architecture of prisons, and perhaps someday he will design you a new home. I’m a doctoral researcher studying the architecture of prisons with the goal of developing improved … Continue reading Meta-prisons, or, Imprisonizing introspections upon investigations of incarceration

A journey for scoping out research: Reflections on ethics, dialogue and process

Mika Schroder is in the second year of her PhD at the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance. Her research explores the meaning and practice of ‘participation’ of ‘local stakeholders’ within international biodiversity law. The project is interdisciplinary, drawing on methods and theories from anthropology, law and geography. Her methodology is grounded in spatial … Continue reading A journey for scoping out research: Reflections on ethics, dialogue and process