Neds and Ned Culture
(circa 1995-2008)
Research by Gavin Brewis

Ned Culture

My name is Gavin Brewis, and I am currently a PhD student at Glasgow Caledonian University. The title of my research is ‘Emotions and Trauma in the Murder Capital of Europe: A new History of Neds and Ned Culture (circa 1995-2008).

I hope that you enjoy the site.

Many thanks, and best wishes,


Ned Culture in media

Gavin Brewis investigates Ned Culture

Interview with Jonathon Shafi on Independence Captured

STV News

Glasgow Caledonian University are looking for folk who identify as ‘NEDS’!

SPECTRE Podcast- Capitalism and the Youth ft. Gavin Brewis

Joined by Gavin Brewis (GFB), we discuss the effects that capitalism has on the youth, how bourgeois role models are poisoning the potential of young people, and what the solution is to prevent the degeneracy of the working class youth.

STV Interview

PhD student looking for 'neds' says it's 'time to give them a voice' Gavin Brewis appealed to those who identified with the term or had others identify them with it to take part.


Listen to the recent appearance on Darren McGarvey’s Common People podcast.

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