Postal address:
Department of Law and Criminology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey
Phone: +44 1784 276870

Organisation profile

The Crime and Punishment research cluster in the School of Law, Royal Holloway comprises a multi-disciplinary team of academics who have developed an international reputation for excellence in the related fields of risk analysis and management, forms of punishment and social harms in a number of distinctive fields including social media use, prisons, terrorism, drug use, sexuality and gender studies, cybersecurity cultures in large organisations and forensic mental health. In these areas we have a track record in successful research grant applications, regularly publishing papers in international journals and in producing leading research text books. Members of the group also provide consultancy services to large organisations and government departments. The Cluster provides a forum within which members exchange ideas, share information and support each other's research through regular meetings.


We aim to:

  • Undertake cutting-edge interdisciplinary research which develops empirical understandings and theoretical developments in research.
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with other research institutions and universities in the furtherance of knowledge.
  • Engage with key stakeholders in society to help achieve policy and practice impact Enhance research funding capabilities 

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