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Criminology / Forensics - 19.01.2021
Crime Scene: Internet
Freie Universität Researchers Contribute to EU Study on Cybercrime, Bullying, and Extremism on the Internet No 010/2021 from Jan 19, 2021 Researchers at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of

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.

Campus - Criminology / Forensics - 21.12.2020

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?

Campus - Criminology / Forensics - 15.12.2020
CMU Expands Campus Safety Measures
Patrol officers wearing body cameras; security camera coverage increasing Carnegie Mellon prioritizes the safety and security of the campus community.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 14.12.2020
Can we "repair" criminal justice?
Passing a law, committing a crime, inflicting a sanction. These are the main the stages of criminal justice at the heart of modern legal systems.

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.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 23.11.2020
Documentarian hopes film on Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 is wake-up call
Eric Stover peers into Oaklawn Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where a mass grave was discovered this fall in the search for the remains of Black residents killed in the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

Criminology / Forensics - 17.11.2020
Ethnic minorities at much higher risk of homicide in England and Wales
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.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 25.09.2020

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 21.09.2020
Homicide victims from Black and Hispanic neighborhoods devalued
Homicide victims from Black and Hispanic neighborhoods devalued
Social scientists found that homicide victims killed in Chicago's predominantly Black and Hispanic neighborhoods received less news coverage than those killed in mostly white neighborhoods.

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

Administration - Criminology / Forensics - 12.08.2020
Yale aligns procedures for addressing sexual misconduct with new U.S. rules
Yale aligns procedures for addressing sexual misconduct with new U.S. rules
To comply with new regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education, Yale has updated its  procedures for addressing sexual misconduct.

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.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 28.07.2020
Berkeley Conversations: Race & the criminal justice system
As America reckons with how racial inequities permeate its core institutions, one such institution stands above - or below - the rest: the criminal justice system.

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.

History / Archeology - Criminology / Forensics - 16.07.2020
Why Confederate monuments are coming down now
Why Confederate monuments are coming down now
As Confederate monuments and memorials are toppled across the United States, Stanford historian James T. Campbell says it is important to think historically not only about the past but also about our own time and what future generations might say about us.

Criminology / Forensics - 10.07.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 06.07.2020
A secure, decentralized search engine for journalists
A secure, decentralized search engine for journalists
An EPFL laboratory has developed DataShare Network, a decentralized search engine paired with a secure messaging system that allows investigative journalists to exchange information securely and anonymously.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 29.06.2020
Students’ expertise helps map 11 days, 125 acts of U.S. police violence
A recent report by Amnesty International tracked, with UC Berkeley students' help, dozens of cases across the country of police violence against protesters, from May 26 - the day after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis while in police custody - to June 5.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 08.06.2020
Race and mass criminalization in the U.S
Race and mass criminalization in the U.S
Stanford sociologist discusses how race and class inequalities are embedded in the American criminal legal system.

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 04.06.2020
Alumna’s skills assist New York Times’ alarming George Floyd video
Haley Willis, a 2019 UC Berkeley graduate with degrees in sociology and media studies, is now a visual investigations reporter and video producer at the New York Times .

Criminology / Forensics - History / Archeology - 04.06.2020

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 03.06.2020
Lockdown 'helps fuel rise in cybercrime'
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.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 03.06.2020

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.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 29.05.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 11.05.2020
Corona Crisis: Requirements for Everyday Police Work
The exceptional situation posed by the corona pandemic puts special demands on the work and crisis management of the police force.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 05.03.2020
11 books that examine the history of racism in America
For those searching for answers following the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police and the resulting unrest across the nation, it's important to understand the history and context of racism in the United States.

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.

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