Criminology, Policing and Security Research and Innovation Group

Organisation profile

About us

The Criminology, Policing and Security Research and Innovation Group produces internationally excellent and world-leading research, innovation, and impact activities in criminology, policing, and international security.

Research themes

  • Criminology
  • Policing
  • International Security

Supplementing these themes are two research centres, the Centre for Criminology and the International Centre for Policing and Security. Each centre is led by individuals recognised globally for their expertise and research excellence.

Our expertise in research and innovation helps to move society towards a more positive system of social and criminal justice, while also contributing to the fight against terrorism, political violence, cybercrime and transnational organised crime.

Postgraduate Research

We welcome applications for postgraduate research in one of our areas of expertise. 



Lead: Professor Christian Kaunert

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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