Our leading research in the arenas of Crime, Justice and Security focuses on both the criminal justice and social justice environments. Our researchers develop sustainable solutions to challenges in the areas of forensic science, criminology, prisons and offender management, policing, law, international studies, archaeology, history and terrorism through use of evidence based practice and cutting edge technology.
Research centres and groups
Our interdisciplinary approach to research means you will find research in the field of Crime, Justice and Society in a range of different centres and groups across our University.
Burial Research Group - Human Taphonomic Studies
The Burial Research Group - Human Taphonomic Studies understake forensic investigations into human decomposition to better understand, forensic, environmental and health related questions.
Centre for Crime, Justice and Security
The Centre leads on ground-breaking research, innovations and enterprise initiatives that are committed to human rights, global security and justice for all.
Centre of Archaeology
We offer world-class services in research, consultancy and community archaeology – all supported by cutting-edge equipment and facilities – and we are committed to education and dissemination of our research beyond academia.
Staffordshire University Crime and Society Research Group (SUC&SRG)
Our aim is to develop the next generation of social researchers from our student population. Our emphasis is upon research that is: “contributing towards making a difference through improving society and reducing crime by conducting research and cultivating a research community”.
This is just a sample of the exciting research currently ongoing at Staffordshire University.
With millions of viewers eagerly awaiting the finale of Line of Duty, experts are aiming to shed light on the real world of policing.
A new documentary series, made by Staffordshire University students, takes a deep dive into the global plastic pollution crisis
Staffordshire University is hosting a virtual conference to help tackle crime in the UK
Students from Staffordshire University are working with a team of international experts to revisit historical unsolved crimes
The Research, Innovation and Impact Services team can provide information about all aspects of research at Staffordshire University.