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 60 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
Read the latest BSC blog

Criminology’s Data: The Home Office and the First British Crime Survey. 

Julian Molina draw’s out some features of the British Crime Survey’s early history to see what they can illuminate about the relationships between Home Office mandarins, criminologists, and international networks of survey researchers. 

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If you are interested in becoming a member, you can find out more on the 
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Membership includes a range of benefits from networking opportunities, funding, awards and personal subscription to the Society’s official journal ‘Criminology & Criminal Justice’ and subscription to the ‘British Journal of Criminology’.

Latest News

Members’ Book Draw – Dec 2023

12 books of Christmas draw. Win up to 12 books in the December draw. 

Full information in the members’ area here.

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Latest News

BSC Race Matters Network: Race and Justice Seminar Series – 5 December 2023.

Full information on all events can be found on the Events page.

Jobs – Closing soon

Associate Professor in Criminology, University of East Anglia. Closing Date: 4 January 2024.

A full list of Jobs can be found on the Jobs page

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