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Institute of Criminology

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The Institute is highly productive in terms of its academic research. It hosts six Research Centre's, alongside some Research Groups.

The Research Centre's run many research projects and activities, and each member of academic staff also has their own research interests and subject specialties.  The combined breadth of their research brings teaching to life, and keeps the Institute at the forefront of research and involvement in national and world-level debates. 

Research topics include (but is not exclusive to):

  • Evidence-based policing
  • Sentencing and legitimacy in policing
  • Restorative justice
  • Offender rehabilitation
  • Community penalties
  • Female offenders
  • Protective risk Factors for the resettlement of prisoners
  • School bullying
  • Human Trafficking / organisational crime

Full details of individual members research can be found on the Academic staff pages.