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.


NEW EVENT: We are pleased to announce the Scarman Lecture 2020 on Policing, Race and Criminology in the UK on Weds 30 Sept at 17.00 via MS Teams #policing #criminology #phdchat
More info, and to register to attend, here: @EventbriteUK

Really delighted to have my article 'crime as an assemblage' published in the Journal of Theoretical & Philosophical Criminology (2020) 12, Aug. the whole journal is open access so check it out. Thanks to the editor David Polizzi and anonymous reviewers.

Can you help us understand how covid-19 has affected people in and around criminal justice in Scotland? Please take a look at our website and take part if you can:

We have added a few more events that may be of interest to the SCCJR community on our website. If you would like to add one please email me at

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