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Ongoing research

Joint Enterprise Cases
Dr Louise Hewitt – Greenwich University
Witness Testimony
Dr Rebecca Helm – Exeter University
Digital Evidence
Professor Michele Burnham and others – Glasgow University
Human Trafficking
Professor Richard Vogler, Dr Shahrzad Fouladvand and others – Sussex University

About the CCRC Research Committee

The CCRC’s Research Committee was established in 2014/15. It is made up of a number of CCRC Commissioners and staff including members of the Senior Leadership Team.

They are assisted and advised by two independent academic members. These are:

  • Professor Anthea Hucklesby, Head of the School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham; and
  • Professor Barry Goldson, Charles Booth Chair of Social Science, School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool.

The Committee’s role is to:

  •  identify areas of potential research beneficial to the Commission and to the wider criminal justice system
  •  issues calls for relevant research from external providers
  •  assess ad hoc and unsolicited research proposals
  •  monitor the progress of ongoing projects

Completed research

Click here to read about completed CCRC research.