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.


Congratulations to SCCJR's Alistair Fraser @crmnlgy who was presented with an award for his co-authored paper, The Second Life of Kowloon Walled City: Crime, Media and Cultural Memory’ at the @HKUniversity Hong Kong Studies Association Annual Conference last week.

Criminalised women is making headlines in the news this week...our upcoming special issue on #women is more and more relevant. Coming in January 2018 and #openaccess
BBC News - Are too many women being jailed in Wales?

"There’s something wrong with Scotland but we just can’t see it" says @karynmccluskey @TheScotsman We need to deliver change that people can see on our streets, in our schools, in our courts, in our prisons, and in our communities. Read more: #SmartJustice

Reflections on the footprint of migration research:
"As we belatedly join a prolific research field, we must be wary of the dangers of following blindly down well-trodden paths"

Was there #Scottish exceptionalism in #Violence trends: #Glasgow vs #London? Check out our new blog based on @ESRC-funded @AQMeNNetwork research on regional crime trends. @U_Inequalities @EllieJWBates

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