Roguski, M., Buchanan, J. & Senior, P. (April – June 2011) ‘Making a Difference in Prison: A qualitative study of the prison environment’ Mount Eden Prison, Auckland, NZ
Bennett, T., Holloway, K., (Glamorgan University) Buchanan, J. & Metcalf, C. (Jan 2010 -Jan 2011) ‘Evaluation of Naloxone Take Home Trial in Wales’ Welsh Assembly Government.
Buchanan, J. Anderson, M.,Deering J. Jones, L. & Jones, E. (Aug 2009- July 2010) ‘The impact of Intensive Alternatives to Custody in Wales’, Ministry of Justice.
Buchanan, J. & Metcalf, C (April – July 2010) ‘Understanding Doorstep Crime: A Literature Review’ Flintshire Community Safety Partnership.
Buchanan, J., Hughes, C., & Thomas, M. (Barnardo’s Cymru) & (April 2009 – January 2010) ‘Homeless youth in North East Wales with complex needs: investigating barriers and facilitators to early intervention’, Wales Office of Research and Development for Health and Social Care.
Buchanan, J., Jones, E., Anderson, M., Maguire, M. & Pithouse, A. (2008 Sept- March 2009) An Evaluation and review of Families Do Matter, West Midlands NOMS, Ministry of Justice
Buchanan, J., Parry, O., Warren, E., Ifans, J. & Pithouse, A. (Cardiff University) (Mar 2007 – Sept 2007) Evaluation of the CAFCASS Cymru Family Dispute Resolution Programme, Welsh Assembly Government
Parry, O., Buchanan, J., Burlison P. & Gopal, N. (University of University of KwaZulu Natal) (Jan 2007 –Nov 2007) Tackling HIV/AIDS-related risk behaviours: A Lesotho/South Africa & Wales Partnership, UNESCO
Buchanan, J., Senior, P., (Sheffield Hallam University) Baker, S. & Evans, M. (Oct 2006 – Jan 2007) Process & Outcome Evaluation of Dawn Project
Buchanan, J. & Burlison, P. (June 2006-Dec 2006) ‘A review of the Substance Misuse Strategy for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government
Parry, O., Buchanan, J., Jones, I., Carnwell, R., Baker, S. (Oct 2005 – 2006) evaluation of BME intervention, Caia Park, Widening Participation Fund/Reaching Higher Reaching Wider
Parry, O., Madoc-Jones, I. & Buchanan, J. (Jan 2005 – July 2005) Evaluation of a bilingual telephone service for family support. NCH
Moore, L., (Cardiff University) Murphy, S., Parry, O., Madoc-Jones, I, Buchanan, J. (July 2005 – March 2007) Evaluation of the impact of a Welsh Assembly Government Free School Breakfasts Initiative in Non-Community First areas
Moore, L., (Cardiff University) Roberts, J., Parry, O., Madoc-Jones, I, Buchanan, J. (Sept 2004 – July 2005)) Evaluation of the impact of a Welsh Assembly Government Free School Breakfasts Initiative
Buchanan, J., Senior, P., (Sheffield Hallam University) Baker, S. & Madoc-Jones, I. (April 2003 – March 2004) Outcome Evaluation of CAIS Dawn Drugs & Alcohol Project
Buchanan, J., Bates, J. & James, H., (April 2002 – March 2005) Establish a research centre at NEWI to promote social inclusion. HEFCW Research Capacity Development Award
Buchanan, J., Parrott, L. & Williams, D. (October 2000 – March 2001) Service User Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the impact of Family Friends
Paylor, I., Binning, C., (Lancaster University) & Buchanan, J. (May 1999 – March 2000) An evaluation of existing services in the Blackpool area for people with alcohol problems, with a view to developing new policy and practice strategies. Blackpool Primary Health Care
Buchanan J., Young, L., Corby, B. & Bates, T. (March 1999 – November 1999) A study of policy and practice issues in respect of working effectively with drug using parents who have been subject to child protection investigations, Liverpool Child Protection Committee
Young, L., McKenna, J., & Buchanan, J. (February 1997 – September 1997) Evaluation on the effectiveness of the GYM’LL Fix it Scheme and the Drug Free Befriending Scheme for recovering drug users
Buchanan, J. & Young, L. (January 1996 – December 1998 ) A locally funded two year evaluation of the effectiveness and impact of a drugs relapse prevention initiative to provide a structured day programme for recovering drug users, with a particular remit to look at issues around service provision to the Black community
Buchanan, J. & Young L. (February 1995 – June 1995) A Service User perspective on the needs of problem drug users living in the Bootle Maritime City Challenge Area
Roberts, K., Barton, A., Buchanan, J., & Goldson, B. (February 1995 –October 1995) A National Study of the Home Office Initiative to help offenders into employment, Home Office funded
Parker, H. & Buchanan, J. (March 1994 – July 1994) A Review of drug problems and services for Merseyside Probation Service, funded by the Home Office