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Roger Hood Annual Public Lecture 2014

Friday 23 May 17:00 - Manor Road Building Lecture Theatre

Moving targets: Reputational Risk, rights and accountability in punishment - Professor Kelly Hannah-Moffatt,

This lecture will comment on how institutional concerns about prevention, reputational risk and human rights have produced forms of accountability that facilitate persistent, systemic problems […]

Leverhulme International Network on External Border Control

photo of Mary BosworthThe Centre for Criminology is pleased to announce the Leverhulme International Network on External Border Control lead by Mary Bosworth […]

Investigating Adolescent Violence towards Parents

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Rachel Condry (University Lecturer at the Centre for Criminology and a Fellow of St Hilda's College) has recently conducted a three-year research project on adolescent-to-parent violence funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) […]

Making and Breaking Barriers: Assessing the value of mounted police units in the UK

Ben Bradford has been awarded a grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to research mounted police in the UK, the 12 month project, which is being run in conjunction with RAND and the Association of Chief Police Officers, starts in October 2013 […]

Professor Carolyn Hoyle

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Professor Carolyn Hoyle has been awarded a £110,338 Research Grant from The Leverhulme Trust to conduct a two-year project on 'Last Resorts: Decisions and Discretion at the Criminal Cases Review Commission' […]

Forthcoming Events


May 2014

All Souls Criminology Seminar Series Trinity Term 2014
Internet surveillance and national security
Speaker: Ben Emmerson QC
All Souls College Wharton Room at 15:30
All Souls Criminology Seminar Series Trinity Term 2014
Death and Other Dire Outcomes of Delinquent Youth: New Findings from the Northwestern Juvenile Project
Speaker: Professor Linda Teplin, , Dept. Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University
All Souls College Wharton Room at 15:30
Roger Hood Annual Public Lecture 2014
Moving Targets:Reputational risk, rights and accountability in punishment
Speaker: Professor Kelly Hannah-Moffatt, University of Toronto
Manor Road Social Sciences Building Lecture Theatre at 17:00

From the Blogs


The Clink…? A Hair Brained Idea? - In March the Centre for Criminology hosted a seminar on prisons and detention centres, which brought together academics, practitioners and third sector actors to discuss their work and their reasons for being involved in this area. One speaker was Edwina Grosvenor, … Continue reading
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:28

Mitigating Motherhood: A study on the impact of motherhood on sentencing decisions in England and Wales - The Howard League for Penal Reform have published the work of Shona Minson, one of the Centre's DPhil Students, who completed her Masters degree at the University of Surrey.  Her paper won the John Sunley Prize in 2013…? a … Continue reading
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:37



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