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Research Profile

Dr Amanda Robinson 

Dr Amanda Robinson
School:Social Sciences

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 75401
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74175
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Address:1.01A Glamorgan Building

Research Interests

  • Gender-based violence (domestic violence, sexual violence, ‘honour-based’ violence); 
  • Police and policing (multi-agency approaches, crime prevention); 
  • Criminal justice (responses to crime, attrition, specialist courts); 
  • Decision-making by victims, offenders and practitioners; 
  • Violence and abuse in the workplace; 
  • Comparative analyses of crime and criminal justice.

Current Projects

Member of the Task and Finish Group within the Welsh Government, advising on the forthcoming Violence Against Women and Domestic Abuse (Wales) Bill (2012-14).

Professional Member of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Public Health Programme Development Group, charged with formulating evidence-based guidelines for health practitioners for preventing domestic violence (2012-14)

Member of the International Advisory Board for two projects funded by the European Commission: Daphne III Project PROTECT I and PROTECT II: Capacity Building in Risk Assessment and Safety Management to Protect High Risk Victims (2011-13)


Director of the MSc/Diploma in Social Science Research Methds (SSRM)

Associate Member of the Welsh Centre for Crime and Social Justice (WCCSJ)

Associate Member of WISERD

British Society of Criminology

Editorial Board, British Journal of Criminology

British Sociological Association  

American Society of Criminology

European Society of Criminology

Editorial Board, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice

Book Review Editor, Policing & Society