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.
Measuring Justice: Defining Concepts, Developing Practice
In this project, researchers are gathering information about how experiences of criminal justice settings and processes can be conceptualised and measured. A justice experience can include contact with police, going to court, experiencing a criminal sanction, in the context of being a vicitm, witness, perpetrator or accused, family member or professional. How different people experience a criminal justice setting shapes...
Scottish Justice Fellowships
Scottish Justice Fellows is a new initiative putting research to work. In this scheme, the Scottish Government, SCCJR and SIPR are partnering to support recent PhD scholars translate their research into outputs that can inform policy and practice. There is substantial untapped resource in PhDs completed in Scotland on policing, crime, justice and related issues and Fellowships aim to support further knowledge exchange...