News within the department
Tammy Ayres has written about legal highs for the 'The Social Science of the World in 100 objects' project.
Dangerous drugs are being bought and sold under the guise of being ‘legal-highs’. Legal-highs promise all the positive aspects of illicit recreational drug use, with none of the drawbacks; you don’t need to worry about avoiding the police or having to go out and buy your drugs, you can now have them delivered directly to your door by the postman.
Read the article on the Leicester Exchanges site.
Dr Neil Chakraborti is a Reader in Criminology at the Department of Criminology. He is currently leading The Leicester Hate Crime Project, a two-year study of hate crime victimisation funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. For further information about this research, please visit www.le.ac.uk/leicesterhatecrimeproject or contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org or @HateCrime_Leics
The University of Leicester recently held a meeting to debate on Hate Crime and the Criminal Justice System
Criminology expert to discuss the ethical difficulties of becoming a police researcher at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 27 March