Criminology Full Day Conference, 2nd Feb 2016 -Exclusive to us!, London
'NATURE V NURTURE’
Keynote Speaker: Professor David Wilson
The keynote speaker and host on the day is one of the UK’s most influential public criminologists, star of ITV’s Bring Back Borstal and presenter of Channel 5’s Killer Psychopaths, Professor David Wilson, a Professor of Criminology and the founding Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University.
Professor Wilson will open the conference and give an introductory lecture entitled “What is Criminology?” introducing the academic discipline of Criminology and discusses how the lectures which follow are all linked to the fundamental criminological question: Why do people choose to commit crime?
Special Guest: Noel 'Razor' Smith
Noel ‘Razor’Smith (born in 1960, in London), one of the UK’s most prolific ex-bank robbers. He has
fifty-eight criminal convictions and has spent the greater portion of his adult life in prison. Noel discusses in detail, his life story exploring the choices he made that lead to him spending over 30 years in prison. Noel will take questions from the audience
Other speakers on the day include:
• Dr. Elizabeth Yardley, Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University
• Professor Graham Pike, Professor of Forensic Cognition at the Open University
• Craig Pinkney BA (Hons) MA (Crim), Lecturer in Criminology at University College Birmingham and Urban Youth Specialist;
• Liam Brolan. a PhD student in Criminology at Birmingham City University and founder of CrimiKnowledge.