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Crime prevention and criminal justice

Late in 2013 the UK underwent a third major organisational overhaul to further re-invigorate its countering of serious and organised crime. Most far-ranging concerns boil down to the targeting of threats and towards the prioritisation of tasks, in particular the understanding of when, where and...

Brian Francis is Professor of Social Statistics at Lancaster University and Associate Director of the Violence and Society UNESCO Centre . He has worked extensively in developing quantitative research methods in criminology, particularly in the areas of criminal careers and crime seriousness. He...

Angus Nurse is Director of Criminology & Sociology programmes at Middlesex University School of Law where he teaches and researches criminology and law.  He was Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Investigation at Birmingham City University from October 2011 to May 2013 and was Research...

Anita Lavorgna holds a PhD in International Studies with a specialisation in Criminology and an LLM (cum laude) from the University of Trento. She joined Southampton as a lecturer in Criminology in 2015. She is in the Executive Committee of the ECPR Standing Group on Organised Crime.

She...

Luca Giommoni is a Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University.

His research interests are in the areas of illicit markets, illicit financial flow, digital currencies, cryptomarkets and the use of social media data to research crime-related problems....

Stuart Kirby is a Professor in Policing and Criminal Investigation at the UCLan. His first career was as a Lancashire Police Officer, retiring as Detective Chief Superintendent, with responsibility for Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime (amongst other specialist areas).

Since leaving...

Imran Awan is an Associate Professor in Criminology at Birmingham City University and an expert on issues related to counter-terrorism, policing and Muslim communities.  He is the author of a number of peer-reviewed papers in this area and is the co-editor of the books ‘Policing Cyber Hate,...

Hazel Cameron is a criminologist and a lecturer of Peace and Conflict Studies within the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews. She was awarded her PhD at the University of Liverpool in July 2010. Main research interests include state crime; global elite bystanders to...

Liz Campbell is Chair of Criminal Law at the University of Durham, having held posts previously at the University of Edinburgh and University of Aberdeen. Her research looks at the role of criminal law in responding to politicised social problems, and at how the politics of definition determines...

Alex Chung is a Research Associate working on a cybersecurity project in the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University.  He is also a Research Collaborator on the One Belt One Road Programme in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

As a former Research Associate in Policing...

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