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Criminology / Forensics - Innovation - 22.03.2024
Celebrating three decades of quantitative criminology at Manchester

Criminology / Forensics - Innovation - 22.03.2024
Fraud in the age of cryptocurrency: protecting your digital wealth
Fraud in the age of cryptocurrency: protecting your digital wealth

Criminology / Forensics - 18.03.2024
Bodycams in court get broad police approval: survey
An UdeM criminologist looks at Quebec provincial police attitudes towards the potential use of bodycamera footage in legal proceedings - and finds most think it's a good idea, up to a point. In the courtroom, Quebec provincial police officers seem to be broadly in favour of having images captured by body-worn cameras used as evidence, but are also concerned about some of the potential consequences for the pursuit of justice.

Criminology / Forensics - 15.03.2024
The University of Warwick’s report on rape prosecution welcomed by the Crown Prosecution Service
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has welcomed a report by the University of Warwick into the handling of rape and serious sexual offence (RASSO) cases. An independent academic team led by Professor Vanessa Munro from the University of Warwick evaluated the design and impact of activities piloted under Operation Soteria - the work to overhaul the prosecution and handling of RASSO cases.

Criminology / Forensics - 08.03.2024
Analysis: Flight MH370 is still missing after ten years - forensic experts explain what we know
Analysis: Flight MH370 is still missing after ten years - forensic experts explain what we know
Ten years on from the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, Professor Ruth Morgan (UCL Security & Crime Science) and colleagues from Queen's University Belfast & Keele University unpick the main theories of why it hasn't been found.

Criminology / Forensics - Health - 07.03.2024
Drink spiking and staying safe on nights out
Drink spiking and staying safe on nights out

Criminology / Forensics - 01.03.2024
What the conviction of a school shooter's parent could mean
What the conviction of a school shooter’s parent could mean

Criminology / Forensics - 29.02.2024
Majority of women experience abuse while running
A project to learn about women's experiences of abuse whilst out running has found that more than two-thirds of them have been abused in some way. The study, by Dr Caroline Miles and Professor Rose Broad from The University of Manchester, found women surveyed in Greater Manchester and Merseyside suffered from threats, verbal abuse, being flashed at, physical and sexual assaults, and having objects thrown at them while out running.

Art and Design - Criminology / Forensics - 28.02.2024
Art and Forgery

Criminology / Forensics - 28.02.2024
Detroit residents’ trust in police shaped by history of police contact
Full report (PDF): Personal Experiences with Police and the Policing Views of Detroit Residents (2020) Detroit residents who have had any type of contact with police are more critical of police than

Criminology / Forensics - 15.02.2024
New tool to help police improve rape investigations
A new tool for police forces to improve rape investigations has been created by University of Glasgow academics as part of the UK Home Office funded Operation Soteria.

Criminology / Forensics - 12.02.2024
Phone snatching: How to avoid it
Phone snatching: How to avoid it
Moped and bike enabled crime occurs in all areas of London and unfortunately, 'phone-snatching' is common in Bloomsbury.

Criminology / Forensics - 12.02.2024
When a crime's afoot, get ready to code
When a crime’s afoot, get ready to code
Criminology student Vincent Mousseau has found that forensic analysts do a good job of manually coding shoeprints for comparison against available databases.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 05.02.2024
University of Glasgow report finds that four people die in custody every week in Scotland
A new report led by the University of Glasgow has revealed 244 people have died while detained in custody or under the control of the state in a one-year period in Scotland - an average of four every week.

Criminology / Forensics - 23.01.2024
UT maps decision-making processes of victims of ransomware
University of Twente has investigated the decision-making processes of victims forced to pay ransom following ransomware attacks.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 15.12.2023
Study exposes oppression of mothers in Brazil’s family courts
Thirteen Brazilian mothers who say they are victims of domestic violence have told researchers of their harrowing experiences inside that country's family court system.

Criminology / Forensics - Innovation - 14.12.2023
Experts gather at Cardiff's inaugural security, crime, and intelligence conference
Experts gather at Cardiff’s inaugural security, crime, and intelligence conference

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 04.12.2023
Exonerated: Freeing the wrongly accused from prison
When artist Richard Phillips carefully hangs watercolor paintings in his home, he becomes mentally transported into the nature scenes that appear on his canvas.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 22.11.2023
Prison campaigner visits University to inspire future generations
Prison campaigner visits University to inspire future generations

Criminology / Forensics - 03.11.2023
'Real people with real lives who deserve justice': U.K. scholar investigates unsolved murders
’Real people with real lives who deserve justice’: U.K. scholar investigates unsolved murders
University of Leeds researcher learns from Western criminologist in hopes of launching cold case society Beth Norfolk hopes to transport a unique Western society solving cold cases across the pond, re

Criminology / Forensics - 27.10.2023
German Federal Constitutional Court strengthens academic freedom
German Federal Constitutional Court strengthens academic freedom

Politics - Criminology / Forensics - 19.09.2023
Commentary: Albania -how one of the most corrupt countries in Europe is tackling crime

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 18.09.2023
Incarceration rates, falling in every US state, drive significant shifts in risk of prison for marginalized groups
Incarceration rates, falling in every US state, drive significant shifts in risk of prison for marginalized groups
The risk of incarceration for Black men in the United States was cut nearly in half between 1999 and 2019, according to a new study that assesses the impact of falling rates of imprisonment in each of the 50 states.

Sport - Criminology / Forensics - 12.09.2023
World Cup kiss scandal shows allyship in sport has come a long way, but there’s much room to grow
FACULTY Q&A Royal Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales resigned Sunday, weeks after being accused of forcibly kissing World Cup-winning player Jenni Hermoso at the Aug.

Criminology / Forensics - 07.09.2023
Higher education institutions vulnerable to money laundering
A "significant minority" of higher education institutions are failing to provide staff and students with guidance on money laundering risks, research from Cardiff University and the University of the West of England (UWE) has found.

Criminology / Forensics - 04.09.2023
Majority Report: we will all commit crimes under the right circumstances
All human beings are biologically predetermined to commit crimes under the right circumstances - according to a new theory in bio-social criminology.

Criminology / Forensics - 01.08.2023
BA Criminology student receives UK Data Service Dissertation Award

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 26.07.2023
Crime scene motel
Ordinary suburban motels, utterly banal and unremarkable to most. However, what goes on behind their closed doors intrigued Sydney Law School criminologist and artist, Carolyn McKay.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 11.07.2023
Open Letter on the Greece Boat Disaster: Questions of International Law
In an open letter addressed to Greek and EU authorities, 300 academics turn their attention to the migrant shipwreck of 14 June 2023 off the coast of Pylos, Greece, resulting in the loss of an estimated 650 lives.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 11.07.2023
Trust in the criminal justice system gets 1.5 million from Nationale Wetenschaps Agenda

Career - Criminology / Forensics - 27.06.2023
Juana Maria Rodríguez: Sex work is a queer issue
UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Professor Juana Maria Rodríguez discusses her new book Puta Life and how the history of sex work is intertwined with the queer community's most pressing issues.

Criminology / Forensics - 23.06.2023
Cyber incident update
Further to our previous communications on the cyber attack, we now understand some more about the data that has been accessed by a criminal entity.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 19.06.2023
International domestic violence 'Talanoa' brings specialists together from Melanesia
International domestic violence ’Talanoa’ brings specialists together from Melanesia

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 06.06.2023
Australia needs a dedicated body for wrongful convictions
Professor David Hamer and Dr Andrew Dyer from Sydney Law School explain why Kathleen Folbigg's pardon points to the need for a Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) in Australia.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 24.05.2023
Peace in Sudan depends on justice for the Darfur genocide
Written by Professor Mukesh Kapila CBE I asked the pilot to deviate from our approved flight path and go low over Darfur.

Music - Criminology / Forensics - 15.05.2023
No, music doesn't cause crime - not even drill rap
No, music doesn’t cause crime - not even drill rap
Academics argue the NSW Police has spent a disproportionate amount of taxpayer money pursuing, disrupting and generally harassing drill musicians under the premise that their lyrics incite violence or help recruit gang members.

Innovation - Criminology / Forensics - 12.05.2023
Security, Crime, and Intelligence Innovation Institute officially launched

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 09.05.2023
US gun violence: half of people from Chicago witness a shooting by age 40
Study following Chicagoans over a 25-year period suggests over half of the city's Black and Hispanic population, and a quarter of its White population, have seen a shooting by age 40. A substantial portion of Chicago's population could be living with trauma as a result of witnessing shootings and homicides Charles Lanfear A study tracking the lives of Chicagoans from childhood and adolescence in the 1990s to the start of middle age has found that 56% of Black and Hispanic residents from across the city witnessed at least one shooting by the time they turned forty.

Criminology / Forensics - 05.05.2023
VUB confirms ongoing internal procedure against Prof Van Hoof
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel reacts to press reports in relation to professor Elke Van Hoof. The Vrije Universiteit Brussel confirms that a disciplinary investigation is ongoing against professor Elke Van Hoof.

Criminology / Forensics - Event - 26.04.2023
Input sought for crafting progressive police policies for JHPD
Input sought for crafting progressive police policies for JHPD

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 21.04.2023
New book by University of Toronto law professor Kent Roach examines the injustice of wrongful convictions in Canada
New book by University of Toronto law professor Kent Roach examines the injustice of wrongful convictions in Canada

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 05.04.2023
Trump indictment highlights challenges of prosecuting white-collar crime

Criminology / Forensics - 04.04.2023
Post Office scandal among miscarriages of justice explored by podcast series

Criminology / Forensics - 22.03.2023
Victim-survivors’ views on the criminalisation of coercive control in Australia

Criminology / Forensics - Health - 21.03.2023
Why don’t standard treatments work for women in forensic psychiatric care?
Women are in the minority in closed treatment facilities (TBS) and other forms of forensic care worldwide.

Criminology / Forensics - History / Archeology - 21.03.2023
Will Putin ever stand trial in The Hague? 'I don't rule it out'
Will Putin ever stand trial in The Hague? ’I don’t rule it out’
On 17 March 2023, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague issued a warrant for Putin's arrest.

Criminology / Forensics - 20.03.2023
Opinion: Illegal immigration - Cracking down on smuggling makes gangs more organised and costs lives
Opinion: Illegal immigration - Cracking down on smuggling makes gangs more organised and costs lives

Criminology / Forensics - 17.03.2023
Be on the alert for 'money mule' scams
Be on the alert for ’money mule’ scams
Students are increasingly being targeted by criminal groups to act as 'money mules' to cover up illegal activity.

Criminology / Forensics - Innovation - 16.03.2023
NWO grant for Erasmus School of Law project FORT-PORT to tackle subversive crime in the port of Rotterdam
The FORT-PORT (Focusing On the Right Things in the Port of Rotterdam) project, in which government organisations, (port) companies, and scientists work together to tackle cocaine trafficking, human sm

Criminology / Forensics - 07.03.2023
Designing parks to help women feel safe
Designing parks to help women feel safe
A unique piece of audio artwork designed to encourage people into skateboarding has been created by a University of Leeds researcher. On International Women's Day (IWD) Dr Dani Abulhawa, Lecturer in Contemporary Applied Performance at the University's School of Performance and Cultural Industries , has created the artwork to help inspire women and girls into the often male-dominated skating scene, and to help confident skateboarders be effective "allies" for new skaters.
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