Caroline L. Davey is Professor of Design, Innovation & Society and Director of the Design Against Crime Solution Centre — a unique design research partnership with Greater Manchester Police, the Landeskriminalamt Niedersachsen (DE) and DSP-groep b.v. (NL). Her background is in Organisational Psychology.
For over 20 years, Caroline has led research into the use of evidence-based design to create human-centred product and service solutions to societal challenges. She is currently leading the €3m European Commission funded research programme Cutting Crime Impact (CCI). CCI is working with six law enforcement agencies across Europe — including the Dutch and Estonian national police forces, Lisbon Police, German police in Lower Saxony and Spanish police in Catalonia (www.cuttingcrimeimpact.eu).
Caroline is also part of the IcARUS Innovative Approaches to Urban Security consortium (www.icarus-innovation.eu).
Caroline has published widely on the use of human-centred design to address issues related to social responsibility, and was invited to author a volume of Gower's seminal Socially Responsible Design series. Design Against Crime: A human-centred approach to safety and security outlines the development of Design Against Crime in the UK, and its wider impact on design research, practice and policy across Europe (https://tinyurl.com/askdzxfz).