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Criminology and Criminal Justice Research Seminars

The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Research (C&CJ) Seminar Series welcomes internal and external academics as well as doctoral students to discuss their latest research.


This is the list of research seminars for the academic year 2022-2023 (taking place on Microsoft Teams). For more information (or if you would like to present and/or attend future events) please contact the C&CJ research seminars convenors, Associate Professor Becky Thompson ( and Associate Professor Irene Zempi (

List of C&CJ research seminars for academic year 2022-23




14 December 2022, 1pm-2pm

Dr Tine Munk

Abdulaziz Ahmed Ibrahim

“Without You”. Visual Symbols and Memes in the Ukrainian Information War.

Spatiality of crime beyond urban context: Perspective from a developing country.

18 January 2023, 1pm-2pm

Danielle Robinson

Dr Jeneba Maccassey-Boimah

Victimisation risk and security device ownership.

Police Reform and Governance Processes in Transition Societies in Africa: Cote D'Ivoire and Sierra Leone Case Studies.

8 February 2023, 1pm-2pm

Dr Angus Nurse

Policing Wildlife: Contemporary perspectives on Wildlife Crime.

8 March 2023, 1pm-2pm

Dr Leah Cleghorn

Joe Hale

Reinforcing Legal Hegemony: Victims’ Experiences of the Criminal Justice System in Trinidad and Tobago.

Presentation of provisional PhD idea/summary/aims and methodology for discussion and feedback.

19 April 2023, 1pm-2pm

Dr Ian Mahoney

Transformative justice for women with convictions.

10 May 2023, 1pm-2pm

Dr James Hunter

Tackling violence against women and girls: Using data analytics to identify neighbourhood drivers of VAWG.

7 June 2023, 1pm-2pm

Dr Angus Nurse

Animal abuse and intimate partner violence.