News

Professor Alex Stevens to speak at David Nutt lecture

We're pleased to announce that Professor Alex Stevens from the University of Kent will be speaking at our event with Professor David Nutt, which we are co-organising with Drug Science.

He will join us on 30 October to say a few words in light of his recent resignation from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD). He resigned from the ACMD over...

8 October 2019
News

Centre's Director, Richard Garside on core policing

Richard Garside, the Centre's Director, appeared on the Today show yesterday to respond to the Chair of  the National Police Chiefs' Council, Sara Thornton's comments on core policing activities, misogyny and violent crime.

Commenting on the issue, Richard said that:

The police remain a very generously funded public service but nonetheless as austerity has bitten and a number of public services have had cutbacks, it seems very likely, and indeed there is certainly some evidence to suggest

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2 November 2018
Publication

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. Tim Hope and Reece Walters argue that the government does not...