Dr Tim Bateman

Tim’s main research and teaching interests are youth crime and youth justice. He has been in post at the University of Bedfordshire since 2010, having previously worked as a policy officer for a national charity and a youth justice social worker in a number of local authorities. Between 2015–2017, he was seconded full time to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England as Principal Policy Officer (Youth Justice).

Tim is currently Chair of the National Association for Youth Justice (NAYJ), deputy director of the Vauxhall Centre for the Study of Crime; co-editor of Safer Communities journal; and on the editorial board of Youth Justice Journal and Child and Family Law Quarterly.

He authored ‘The state of youth justice 2020’, published by NAYJ.

Tim’s work with CYCJ

2020: ‘From care to custody: Surviving incarceration – the English experience’ (CYCJ Associates webinar). View slides.

2019: Keeping Children out of Young Offenders Institutions – sharing practice from England 

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Children's and Young People's Centre for Justice
University of Strathclyde
Lord Hope Building, Level 6
141 St. James Road Glasgow G4 0LT

(0141) 444 8622


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