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Neil Cornish is a criminology and prisons researcher who has recently joined the University of Northampton via the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR). Whilst at the SCCJR, based in Glasgow, he successfully completed his PhD investigating vulnerabilities and decision-making of those prisoners re-located to protective housing in both England and Scotland alongside the decision-making of staff who made these determinations. Prior to his Doctorate, he was employed as a research associate in various roles across the statutory and voluntary sectors in England, including at Prison Reform Trust, whilst also working with service users at NACRO and those subject to Probation Supervision within Cambridgeshire. He has co-authored various academic criminology journal articles, alongside publications aimed at influencing penal policy more directly, including Social Care or Systematic Neglect and Out for Good, both high-profile reports intended to improve prisoner resettlement outcomes'