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4th Annual PhD Criminology Conference


29-30 August 2012

University of Sheffield

There are now less than 20 places remaining at the 4th Annual PhD Criminology Conference which will be hosted by the University of Sheffield Centre for Criminological Research and the British Society of Criminology.


If you wish to register, please do so as soon as possible.


This event will be held at the University of Sheffield from lunchtime on the 29th to the afternoon of the 30th August 2012. Since the inaugural conference at the University of Oxford in 2009, this annual event has served as a meeting point where postgraduate researchers can discuss their research with others working in the field. The PhD Criminology Conference offers two days packed with presentations from a large number of PhD students as well as keynote presentations from leading academics. The Conference offers an opportunity to form networks with other researchers in your field and to find out about the plethora of postgraduate research in the UK and beyond. Keynote presentations will address issues of importance to PhD students: how to get published and how to make an impact with your research.


The cost is £30.00.


This fee includes lunches and refreshments throughout the event and attendance at the Conference Dinner, but NOT Accommodation (which can be booked separately).



Poster Submission

Although the deadline for submitting Papers has now passed, we would like to encourage you to submit a Poster.  Please submit an Abstract outlining your Poster by the 30th June 2012 to  We would like the finished poster to be size A2 please.   Those presenting posters are kindly requested to bring them in person and put them up between 11am and 12.30pm on Wednesday 29th August, before registration.


The invitation is not restricted to any specific field, but might include subjects as diverse as:

• Crime prevention
• Crime and society
• Criminological theory
• Global and organised crime
• Gender and crime
• Punishment and rehabilitation
• Police and policing
• Research methods
• Youth and crime
• Victims and victimization
• Criminal careers
• Comparative criminology

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Professor Paul Wiles (Honorary Professor of Criminology, University of Sheffield)

Professor Tim Newburn, (Professor of Criminology and Social Policy, LSE)


During the Conference (on Wednesday 29th August) , there will be a "Getting Published" session.



Confirmed expert panel members are:

Professor David Wilson; Birmingham University; Editor of The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice

Professor David Wall; Durham University; member of the editorial board of the British Journal of Criminology

Professor Paul Knepper; University of Sheffield; Editor of the European Journal of Criminology

Peter Daniell; Editor of Oxford Clarendon Studies in Criminology