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.
Scotland in Lockdown
The “Health and social impacts of Covid-19 in Scotland” study aims to understand how the response to Covid-19 including lockdown measures is affecting those who may already have been isolated or excluded. The research, commissioned by the Chief Scientist Office, is organised into four work streams for each of these isolated or excluded populations; 1. Disabilities and long-term health conditions 2. Domestic abuse and...
Understanding Repeat Violent Victimisation in Scotland
This research seeks to improve understanding about repeat violence victimisation (RVV) in Scotland, adopting a qualitative methodology that explores the views and experiences of people with lived experience of RVV, particularly those living in deprived neighbourhoods. Research aims and objectives The aims of developing the evidence base on RVV, set out in the research specification, are summarised below: (i) To help...