Dr Elizabeth Aston

Edinburgh Napier University
Lecturer in Criminology

Edinburgh Napier University
Centre for Criminal Justice and Police Studies
Hamilton Campus
Tel: 0131455 3323

ResearchLocal policing in Scotland; police-community relations; youth offending, alcohol and drug use; qualitative, quantitative and evaluation research methods.

NetworkPolice organization: Academic

GroupSIPR Postdoc

ProfileLiz was a SIPR Postdoctoral Researcher working on the 'Local Policing in Scotland' research project with Dr Kenneth Scott. As a researcher at the Social and Public Health Sciences Unit of the Medical Research Council she conducted an evaluation of youth diversionary projects in Glasgow as part of the GoWell study. Her doctoral work on the relationship between drug use and offending over the teenage years was undertaken at the University of Edinburgh with the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. She is now a Lecturer in Criminology at Edinburgh Napier University.

PublicationsAston E. V. (2008) 'Drug use and offending: the relationship over the teenage years' [PhD]. School of Law, College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh. Aston, E. et al. (forthcoming) ?Evaluation of Youth Diversionary Projects in Glasgow? Report to Glasgow Housing Association.

ProjectsLocal Policing in Scotland

Last Updated: Mon 24 Jun 13