Design Against Crime Research Centre
DAC is a socially responsive, practice-led research centre located at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London.
Lorraine Gamman is employed as Professor in Design Studies, in the School of Graphic and Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design, London, where she has taught for over 15 years. She is also Director of Design Against Crime (DAC) at the University of the Arts London, which she set up in 1999, and which was validated as a new Research Centre by the University in 2005. She is currently Vice Chair of Designing Out Crime Association (DOCA), and a member of the Home Office’s 2007 “Design and Technology Alliance” (www.homeoffice.gov.uk/documents/crime-strategy-07). She also works as an independent assessor for a variety of research councils.