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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 […]

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 […]

Designing Innovative Services: What’s Next?

15 Jan 2015 18:30 to 20:30 Panel discussion on what’s next in designing innovative services including customer experience, organisational change, Internet of Things, business model innovation. Confirmed speakers include Dr […]

Designing Out Crime Association Seminar

Design, Security & Crime: Policy, Practice, Critiques & Potential Brighton Town Hall 20th November 2014 09.45 – 16.00 DOCA provides a forum for anyone, from architects to designers to local […]

Graffiti Sessions

Hosted by UCL Urban Laboratory, the Graffiti Dialogues Network at Central Saint Martins (University of the Arts London) and Southbank Centre, the Graffiti Sessions will gather a wide group of experts to debate […]

Lily Cole: Talking Impossible

In conversation with Lucy Kimbell of Said Business School and Brighton University Lily Cole is founder of, a new social network that encourages a culture of giving and receiving. […]

Social Design Futures: HEI Research and the AHRC

On 13th October 2014 the AHRC has published a report exploring social design research in the UK. Design Against Crime Research Centre gets a number of mentions, as an influence […]

AHRC Expert Workshop: Exploring the Cultural Value of Arts and Creativity within the Criminal Justice System

16th May 09.30-5.30 Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA (Room D115/D117) This expert workshop involved 15 invited expert participants. It provided the opportunity to bring together academic […]

Cultures Of Resilience: A Cosmopolitan Localism

A public lecture on cultures of resilience by Ezio Manzini Resilience is a system’s capacity to cope with stress and failures without collapsing, and its ability to learn from the […]