Professor Gloria Laycock, BSc, PhD, FRSA, OBE

Address: UCL Department of Security and Crime Science, 35 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9EZ
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Gloria Laycock

Gloria Laycock graduated in psychology from University College London in 1968 and completed her PhD at UCL in 1975. She worked in the Home Office for over thirty years of which almost twenty years were spent on research and development in the policing and crime prevention fields. She established and headed the Home Office Police Research Group in 1992. She has extensive research experience in the UK and has acted as a consultant on policing and crime prevention in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, South Africa and Europe. She is currently an advisor to HEUNI, a UN affiliated crime prevention organisation based in Helsinki.

In 1999 she was awarded an International Visiting Fellowship by the United States Department of Justice based in Washington DC. She returned to the UK in April 2001 from a four-month consultancy at the Australian Institute of Criminology in Canberra to become Director of the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science.

She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2008 for services to crime policy.

Laycock, G. (2001) Hypothesis Based Research: the Repeat Victimization Story Criminal Justice: The International Journal of Policy and Practice, Volume 1, (1) pps 59-82

Laycock, G. (2005) Defining Crime Science In M. J. Smith and N. Tilley (eds) Crime Science: New approaches to preventing and detecting crime Crime Science Series, Willan Publishing, Devon, UK

Laycock, G. (2005) Deciding what to do In Nick Tilley (Ed) Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety Willan Publishing ISBN 1-84392-019-0

Tilley, N. and G. Laycock (2007) From Crime Prevention to Crime Science In G. Farrell, Kate J. Bowers, Shane D. Johnson and Michael Townsley (Eds) Imagination for crime Prevention: Essays in Honour of Ken Pease Crime Prevention Studies, Volume 21, pps 19-39, Willan Publishing, Devon, UK ISBN 13: 978-1-881798-71-2

Laycock, G. (2009) Science in the Context of International Crime Control International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Volume 33, No 1, Spring

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