Crime and Security Research Institute

Insight, evidence and understanding for today's crime and security challenges.

The Crime and Security Research Institute was established in 2015 to develop new insights, evidence and knowledge about local, national and international crime and security problems.

Latest news

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Alcohol acts as igniter of hate crimes

2 January 2018

Prejudice more likely to be acted on when people are drunk

Social Media

Russian influence and interference measures following the 2017 UK terrorist attacks

18 December 2017

The level of influence and interference by Russian-linked social media accounts trying to engineer social division in the UK is considerably more extensive than has been reported to date

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Crime and Security Research Institute funds new reseach into domestic violence

14 December 2017

New research to understand the work of three innovative pilot schemes.

People

People

Meet the people who are involved with the Crime and Security Research Institute.

Partnerships

Partnerships

Working closely with established public, industry, and research collaborators enables us to ensure the work we carry out remains current and is of strategic importance to policy and practice.

Research

Research

We bring together world leading inter-disciplinary expertise to develop new insights, evidence and knowledge to manage the key crime and security challenges of our age.

Downloads

OSCAR final report

OSCAR final report

6 September 2017

Open Source Communications Analytics Research [OSCAR] Development Centre.

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