Welcome to the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research

The Centre is a collaboration between the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Strathclyde. The SCCJR aims to produce research that informs policy and practice and advances our understanding of justice.


RT & REGISTER for our SCCJR Seminar which takes place on Friday afternoon. It's on 'Sensory Penalities: Exploring the Senses in Spaces of Punishment and Social Control' and shouldn't be missed.
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Another quick reminder to watch out for @eleanor_march 's fascinating post dropping on Monday where she examines distance and violence in #prisoner writing. @KateHerrity will be talking to this in next Friday's @TheSCCJR seminar (on #sensing #violence)

We're back with another SCCJR Seminar on Fri 22 Jan, 12noon (GMT).
Join @KateHerrity @WarrCriminology and Bethany Schmidt who will be discussing 'Sensory Penalities: Exploring the senses in spaces of Punishment and Social Control'.

In a FREE webinar on 10/02/21, 12-1pm, one of our cluster, Tia Simanovic, will discuss her research into prisoners' experiences of bereavement & the policy and practice implications from this study. You can sign up to join us here: - all are welcome!

"I watch as kids float seamlessly from the care system, to the justice system and then into the prison system. This cruel and illogical conveyor belt needs to stop. Only then will Scotland be able to boast about having a truly just legal system."

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