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Nichola Cadet

Nichola Cadet PgCert, BA (Hons)

Senior Lecturer in Criminology


As a senior lecturer, Nichola teaches on a number of modules including Criminal Justice, The Prison Experience, Criminal Justice Realities and Deviant Youth.

As course leader for Criminology she is responsible for ensuring an appropriate induction is in place, liaise with staff and students about module delivery, and the course and liaise with teams across the university to ensure a positive student experience is delivered.

  • About

    She has worked at Sheffield Hallam University since 2006 when she was first appointed as an Associate Lecturer.  Nichola has been a full-time lecturer since December 2010.

    She has been involved in developing a number of new modules as part of the re-validated Criminology programme, particularly in relation to employability and enhancing the ability of graduates to secure appropriate employment in related sectors.

    Specialist areas of interest

    Nichola is particularly interested in Criminal Justice System organisations, functions, structures and the development of partnerships to support aims and objectives. She has experience of working in and with a variety of voluntary and statutory organisation in the Criminal Justice System, such as Probation, the Prison Service and Drug Treatment services. This means that she is well placed to relate to students the realities and constraints of the CJS in addition to helping to challenge and shape future delivery.

  • Teaching

    I deliver modules in a range of Criminology subjects.

  • Publications

    Cadet, N. (2011) "A Question of Substance: Delivering Drug Strategies in High Security Environments" Paper delivered to the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy Conference, Canterbury

    Cadet, N. (2011) Understanding the Health Needs of Older Prisoners at HMP Wakefield HEIF Project

    Meadows, L., Clamp, K. Culshaw, A., Cadet N., Wilkinson, K. and Davidson, J. (2010) HCCJ Evaluation of Sheffield City Council's Community Justice Panels Project

    MILES-BERRY, Tanya, CADET, Nichola and ALBERTSON, Kathy (2014). Evaluating the realities of criminal justice through simulation. In: Evaluating the realities of criminal justice through simulation. LTA. (Unpublished)

    MEADOWS, Linda, CLAMP, Kerry, CULSHAW, Alex, CADET, Nichola, WILKINSON, Katherine and DAVIDSON, Joanna (2010). Evaluation of Sheffield City Council's Community Justice Panels Project. Project Report. Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University.

    HAMILTON, P., WILKINSON, K., MEADOWS, L. and CADET, N. (2008). The answers are within me. An evaluation of a person centred counselling service for men at HMP Doncaster who have had experience of domestic violence 2005-2007. Project Report. Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University.

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