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.


Good luck to all our staff and students heading to Ghent this week for @esc_eurocrim showcasing their research and ideas made in Scotland.
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We hope our new Taking Stock of Violence in Scotland report will be a valuable resource to many including policy makers, practitioners, academics, students and journalists. If you know of someone who is working/studying/writing in this area pls tag them.

Major new report takes stock of violence in Scotland - our press release is available to read now;

It's here! Our Taking Stock of Violence in Scotland report is now available to read here on our website. Visit

Exciting new report coming your way. Tomorrow we will be publishing ‘Taking Stock of Violence in Scotland’ by @SusanABatchelor @SCCJR_Director & Donna McLellan with help from a number of @TheSCCJR staff and colleagues.

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