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Designing Out Crime Association (DOCA) Seminar

DOCA provides a forum for anyone, from architects to designers, local authorities to home owners and community interest groups who have an interest is design and its implications for safer, […]

New scheme launched to teach “design thinking” to prisoners

Design Against Crime Research Centre has been joined by other partners to launch the Makeright initiative, which is calling for designer volunteers.

Empathy and the Revolution of Human Relationships

‘Empathy and the Revolution of Human Relationships‘ – a public talk by cultural thinker and writer on the art of living and social change, Roman Krznaric.  28 Apr 2016 6.30pm […]

Design Thinking for Prison Industries project update

The latest from AHRC-funded ‘Design Thinking for Prison Industries’ project, from The Times of India. See full article here.

First Human Graffiti Library

Artists, transport operators, police officers, public administrators, cultural practitioners, curators, policy makers, security consultants, as well as those who identified as ‘vandals’, offered book titles as part of the first ever Human Graffiti Library.


Adam Thorpe featured on Crimewatch (2nd July 2015) with Ben Birtwistle from RBS discussing our ATM anti theft ‘magic mats’. He also spoke about the centre’s ‘Stop Thief Chair’ and […]

Restorative Justice Extending Empathy Workshop Three

The Theatre Session 8th July 2015 09:30 to 18.30 Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA The overarching theme is to explore what is state of the art […]

Design Commission Inquiry Launch: Built Environment and Behaviour

Prof Lorraine Gamman, Director of Design Against Crime, was part of the Discussion Panel with Richard Rogers, Alan Penn and Sunand Prasad for the Design Commission Inquiry Launch: Built Environment […]

The Misfit Economy: What creatives and criminals have in common…

10 Jun 2015: 18:00 – 20:00 Prof. Lorraine Gamman of the Design Against Crime Research Centre will introduce what creatives and criminals have in common. Kyra Maya Phillips will talk […]