From research to policy

It can take a long time for research to be enshrined in policy, and eventually practice.

Several decades elapsed before the association of smoking and lung cancer led to the discouragement...

12 November 2015

Critical thinking about the uses of research

The government is reluctant to use the learning from critical, independent evidence based analysis and research to inform criminal justice policy making according to a new report published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.