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Criminology / Forensics - 12.05.2021
Phone snatching: How to avoid it
Moped and bike enabled crime occurs in all areas of London. Unfortunately, Bloomsbury remains an attractive area for thieves and we have seen a rise in these offences since lockdown.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 13.04.2021
Analysis: How to understand the influence of paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland
Paramilitary groups continue to have an influence in Northern Ireland, and questions should focus on why this is the case, instead of denying that they do, say Professor Kristin Bakke and PhD Candidate Kit Rickard (both UCL Political Science).

Criminology / Forensics - Computer Science - 22.03.2021
University of Bristol's cyber security experts launch new guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime
University of Bristol’s cyber security experts launch new guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime
A new centre established by the University of Bristol to help protect citizens online has created a shared data science framework to help law enforcement investigate organised crime.

Criminology / Forensics - 25.02.2021
Improving road safety to tackle crime
Improving road safety in cities could result in a lower rate of violent crime, according to research from UCL, after expert analysis of crime and car accident data in Mexico City found a surprisingly high level of synchronicity between the two. The Heartbeat of the City study, which looked at a the relationship between the two across a weekly cycle, suggests that applying more resources to prevent road accidents would improve crime rates by enabling more efficient policing.

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 05.02.2021
Seven Questions with... Mariam Elgabry
This week we meet Mariam Elgabry, a final-year PhD researcher who has led an award winning technology for early detection systems in drug testing at AstraZeneca and worked as a Sergeant at the London Metropolitan Police.

Criminology / Forensics - 20.01.2021
Opinion: Will Navalny’s gamble backfire?
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's decision to return to Russia was a gamble aimed at continuing his momentum, increasing his legitimacy, or provoking an overreaction from the Kremlin, says Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Criminology / Forensics - 19.01.2021
Opinion: Now is the moment for Berlin to show Russia some backbone
Germany's praiseworthy decision to take in Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned means it has a moral obligation to do right by him, argues Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Criminology / Forensics - 05.01.2021
How has the Covid-19 pandemic altered sex offender behaviour?
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are investigating how sex offenders have changed their behaviour in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Criminology / Forensics - Administration - 18.12.2020
Opinion: Can actions of undercover police who had relationships with targets ever be justified?
An inquiry into undercover police who had sexual relationships with their targets is finally underway, but Dr Paul McFarlane (UCL Security & Crime Science) asks: can their actions ever be justified?

Criminology / Forensics - Administration - 10.12.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 04.12.2020
London’s most deprived neighbourhoods see more stop and searches
Half of stop and searches in London between July and September occurred in 9% of neighbourhoods, with 69% of searches being in neighbourhoods more deprived than average, according to new analysis by UCL researchers.

Criminology / Forensics - 17.11.2020
Ethnic minorities at much higher risk of homicide in England and Wales
Calculations now familiar from coronavirus coverage - cases per 100,000 people - applied to ethnicity and homicide victimisation in the UK for the first time.  We need more data analysis of this nature to inform police resource allocation, and promote a more fact-informed dialogue with communities across the country Lawrence Sherman New research analysing racial disparities among murder victims across most of Britain over the last two decades shows that people of Asian ethnicity are on average twice as likely as White British people to be killed.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 15.09.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 04.09.2020
Analysis: How are police line-ups created?
Dr Julia Shaw (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explores how the 'cross-race effect' has potentially damaging consequences for innocent people of colour and in episode 5 of the podcast Bad Peo

Criminology / Forensics - Computer Science - 04.08.2020
’Deepfakes’ ranked as most serious AI crime threat
Fake audio or video content has been ranked by experts as the most worrying use of artificial intelligence in terms of its potential applications for crime or terrorism, according to a new UCL report. The study, published in Crime Science and funded by the Dawes Centre for Future Crime at UCL (and available as a policy briefing), identified 20 ways AI could be used to facilitate crime over the next 15 years.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 27.07.2020
Opinion: Genocide or not, the Uighurs need urgent international support
In an op-ed, Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) explains why the focus on the word 'genocide' skews our responses to other acts of mass atrocity.

Criminology / Forensics - 24.07.2020
Opinion: The UK must urgently adapt to Russia’s ’dark power’ tactics
Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) discusses the ways Russia seeks to divide and destabilise Western democracies like the UK, arguing that we must learn how to adapt and respond to their methods.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 03.06.2020
Lockdown ’helps fuel rise in cybercrime’
Take extra care before buying face masks or testing kits online, or responding to texts apparently sent to you by the UK government or the NHS.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 02.06.2020
Director of Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing joins West Mids PCC academic advisory board
A University of Birmingham researcher has been invited by the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner to join his new Academic Advisory Board.

Criminology / Forensics - 21.02.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 13.01.2020
Project aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with anaemia
Crime and memory experts at the University of Birmingham are working with partners in Africa who are developing a mobile phone app that could help to reduce sexual violence in poorer countries and bring its perpetrators to justice.

Criminology / Forensics - Computer Science - 19.12.2019
Novel mobile app could help to reduce sexual violence in Kenya
Crime and memory experts at the University of Birmingham are working with partners in Africa who are developing a mobile phone app that could help to reduce sexual violence in poorer countries and bring its perpetrators to justice.

Criminology / Forensics - 07.11.2019
Seven Questions with Julian Laufs
This week we meet Julian Laufs, a PhD candidate who talks us through his role as a student quality reviewer where he worked in partnership with staff to improve teaching at UCL.