Welcome to the British Society of Criminology
The British Society of Criminology aims to further the interests and knowledge of both academic and professional people who are engaged in any aspect of work or teaching, research or public education about crime, criminal behaviour and the criminal justice systems in the United Kingdom. The Society has been in existence for nearly 60 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
Procedural Justice in Policing: Insights, Complexities and Future Priorities
This one-day symposium will bring together policing researchers and practitioners from across the UK, and across all career stages, to share insights from national and international research and practitioner enquiry on procedural justice. This event is co-funded by the British Society of Criminology and the Scottish Institute for Police Research and will be held at the University of West Scotland, Paisley, Scotland on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
Confirmed keynote speakers: Dr Ben Bradford (UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science) and Chief Inspector Ian Moffatt (Police Scotland)
The conference is free to attend but spaces are limited. Details of how to register are available at Eventbrite.
Professor Ross Deuchar Dr Sara Grace
University of the West of Scotland University of Salford
BSC North West Branch
The North West Branch of the British Society of Criminology is funding a series of seminars to be held at any North West university.
Please see the NW Network page
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A round-up of annual conferences can be found here
Please explore our site to find information about the Society and its regional and network activities, links to other events, calls for papers, research (including, QAA benchmarks, ethical statement and websites of potential use to criminologists), and a jobs board of current vacancies in criminology.
If you are interested in becoming a member, you can apply from the Membership page. Membership includes a personal subscription to the Society’s official journal Criminology & Criminal Justice and, for most categories of membership, subscription to The British Journal of Criminology.
BSC Members Book Draw
We have the following book to give away this month thanks to the generosity of SAGE.
Alistair Fraser – University of Glasgow
To enter the book prize draw to win please email email@example.com with ‘Prize Draw: Nov’ in the subject line. The closing date is November 30, 2018. The draw will be made December 3, 2018. All entries are checked as being BSC members and then drawn randomly. We only contact the winner directly. Notice of the winner will be made in the BSC bulletin and on Twitter.
October Book Draw
Policy Press donated a copy of ‘Child Sexual Abuse: Whose Problem? Reflections from Cleveland’, edited by Sue Richardson and Heather Bacon. The winner was BSC member Amanda Holt from the University of Roehampton.
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