International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology

  • King Henry I Street, King Henry Building

    PO1 2DY Portsmouth

    United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology (ICRFP) has an established international reputation for conducting a broad range of criminological and forensic psychology research Centre activities are overseen by Professor Claire Nee (Director) and Dr. Zarah Vernham (Deputy Director).

Research in Forensic Psychology has been a cornerstone of the Department of Psychology since 1990 and the Centre now comprises an impressive team of research staff and students, and our primary aim is to deliver high quality research in Forensic Psychology at both national and international level.

Our work has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Centre (ESRC), Home Office, British Academy, Nuffield Foundation, United States Government, Leverhulme Trust, British Psychological Society and Prison Service Headquarters. Several members of the Centre also regularly serve as expert witnesses.

Work in the ICRFP covers the following sub-topics:

  • Intervention with offenders
  • Detecting deception
  • Witness memory and suggestibility
  • Decision-making in the forensic context


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