3 ways to celebrate women in criminology in 2018

We started The Crime Conversation to recognise and celebrate the contributions of women to the field of criminology and to empower women to continue to share their research and change the world. Here are three ways that you can join us in celebrating women in criminology in 2018: 1. Learn about women in criminology Women … Continue reading 3 ways to celebrate women in criminology in 2018

Best crime fiction books for summer

Why do criminologists love crime fiction? Whether it's a court room drama, a serial killer thriller, or a slow-burn detective story, researchers and practitioners in our field seem to love a good crime novel. You'd think our day jobs would exhaust our fascination with crime, but it doesn't. We chose our line of work because … Continue reading Best crime fiction books for summer

Why we started The Crime Conversation

Our dream is a criminology community where knowledge flows freely because students and early-career researchers are systematically taught how to communicate their research with confidence and clarity to a range of audiences. That’s why we started The Crime Conversation. Between us, we have over 20 years’ experience studying criminology and working in academia and the … Continue reading Why we started The Crime Conversation

How to survive (and thrive) during exams

They say the best view comes after the toughest climb. If you’re a student, you’re probably at the pointy end of that climb because you're in the midst of end-of-year exams. We remember that climb: it’s steep, it’s uncomfortable, it’s exhausting, and sometimes it feels like it’s never going to end.  That’s why we are … Continue reading How to survive (and thrive) during exams

Happy International Day of the Girl!

Across the world, criminal justice researchers and practitioners are working to end violence against women and girls. Knowledge translation is fundamental to informing and developing evidence-based criminal justice policy which affects women and girls. Today, on International Day of the Girl, we celebrate the work of researchers and practitioners who have contributed to building the … Continue reading Happy International Day of the Girl!