Objectives & Expertise
The Centre's objectives are to:
- coordinate and enhance collaborative research across the various disciplines of the centre together with existing and potential users of the research
- enhance opportunities, through CPD and other activities, for securing funding for consultancy
- secure funding for Knowledge Transfer activity, particularly user engagement
- identify and develop new skills training
The Centre is underpinned with high quality teaching particularly in the existing and successful postgraduate courses, PhD programmes, and CPD courses in Law, Justice, Journalism, and Communication Policy at City, University of London. There is considerable strength within the departments involved in the centre which are:
City Law School
City Law School has a considerable number of staff with interests in this field, whether from a rights-based perspective or within a regulatory framework. Likewise, general law such as copyright or criminal law offers significant constraints or opportunities to those working in the cultural and communications industries.
Graduate School of Journalism
The Graduate School of Journalism has a distinguished reputation as one of the leading providers of journalism training and education in the UK, enjoys very strong links with the industry and considerable peer esteem and research strength in the sociology, politics and culture of Journalism.
Criminology and Justice Studies
Criminology and Justice Studies at City has an international reputation for research in the areas of media, crime and justice; cyber-crime; new surveillance and policing systems; victimology and youth studies. Their research is theoretically and methodologically innovative and relevant to public deliberation and policy formation.