About Nicola Groves
Nicola Groves has been a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Leeds Beckett University since 2006. Nicola specialises in teaching and research in the area of 'domestic violence'. She co-authored "Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice" (Routledge, 2013).
Nicola has been the External Examiner for Criminology at Teesside University for the past four years.
Nicola is currently Module Leader for 'Crime Justice and Society', 'Gender, Crime and Justice' and 'Gender Violence and Abuse'. She also supervises BA (Honours) Criminology, BA (Honours) Sociology and BA (Honours) joint dissertation students.
In 2004 the Northern Rock Foundation (NRF) invested £3.5million in a five year multi-agency domestic abuse initiative. The initiative funded two domestic violence projects in Cumbria and Gateshead and an external evaluation of both multi-agency projects. Nicola was a part time researcher on this evaluation between 2004-2008.