Centre for Criminology & Forensic Studies
About the Centre
CCFS was founded in 2020 to direct more focused efforts in research and pedagogy towards integrating forensic science and criminology into legal education and practice. The Centre fosters interdisciplinarity in allied disciplines such as forensic science, law, criminology and legal psychology, with the main focus on models that assist the criminal justice mechanisms in regional and international regimes. CCFS aims to identify the lacunas and limitation in current criminal justice systems, and bring forth innovative and futuristic legislation and policy making in reforming the issues at various levels.
To foster interdisciplinary research and develop an integrated knowledge sharing network.
To cater our training and research to all stakeholders within the criminal justice system – victims, legal professionals, legislators, law enforcement, scientists and other experts.
To inform and advocate towards bringing about law and/or policy change in the interest of improved and accurate criminal justice.
Design course intersecting at the boundary of law, forensic studies, legal psychology and criminology.
Foster research collaborations with other national and international institutes resulting in diverse publications that are accessible to academic and other audience.
Organize national and international conferences, seminars, public talks, workshops, symposia etc. to encourage focused discussions and knowledge sharing.
Create internship and training opportunities for students and early career professionals from partner institutes.
Develop training and knowledge dissemination initiatives such as short-study programs on specialised or advanced level cross-disciplinary education in law, applied sciences and investigative psychology.
Expansion of laboratory facilities to foster new pedagogy and research.
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8th World Congress of Criminology (December 2016) – International Society of Criminology
9th International Forum of Crime and Criminal Law in the Global Era (December 2017) – IFCCLGE Secretariat