Research Clusters

The Centre for Applied Criminology contains several research clusters, all examining fascinating sectors of the Criminal Justice world.

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Birmingham Urban Studies

BUS embodies the University strategic aim to transform Birmingham and the region through innovative, groundbreaking research into criminality and deviance in this part of the UK.
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Crime, Culture and Contemporary Media

CCCM brings together researchers exploring the interface of media and crime in the 21st century, and how the way we research the concept is rapidly changing.
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CREST

CREST brings together academic expertise from a broad area of security studies and specifically issues related to political and human (in)security.
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Positive Criminology

Positive Criminology brings together and helps develop the work of several researchers already active in this emerging field.
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Sports Criminology

The Sports Criminology cluster undertake pioneering research covering a range of issues related to crime and harm in sport and leisure.
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