Laura Vozmediano Sanz

Laura Vozmediano works at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU. She is a member of the Faculty at the Department of Social Psychology and Methodology of Behaviour Science, where she teaches in both the Psychology and Criminology degrees.

Being a member of the Crim-Ap research group, linked to the Basque Institute of Criminology, her research work focuses on Environmental Psychology and Criminology. More specifically, she is interested on the analysis and prevention of crime, as well as how it is perceived by citizens; she also works on analysing and promoting urban quality of life, trying to contribute to the debate and construction of safe and friendly cities for all the social groups.

She is co-author, along with César San Juan, of the book "Criminología Ambiental: Ecología del delito y de la seguridad" and the book: "Psicología Criminal". Morover, she is author of several articles and book chapters. She has been awarded with the I Prize for promoting young researcher of the Spanish Society for Criminological Research, the IV Pinatel Prize to the best research on Criminology and the Extraordinary Doctoral Thesis Prize (2009-2010) at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU.