Marcus Willcocks

Research Fellow – Design Against Crime Research Centre

Marcus’ research specialisms are in public space, environmental interaction & new urbanism. He is a practising designer and consultant on projects in Spain and the UK and has been involved in practice-lead research with Design Against Crime since 2000. He initiated a DAC research stream into cultures of bicycle theft and use in Japan and has managed

strands of the DAC Grippa products evaluation project (AHRC) and of Bikeoff 2 research (AHRC/ EPSRC), in Barcelona. He is setting up a further research cluster linked to mapping methodologies of community consultation among selected practitioners from design, architecture and social science backgrounds.