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Crime and Security Research Institute visits Namibia with the Phoenix Project

20 March 2018

Dan Grinnell, a Research Associate at the Crime and Security Research Institute has visited the Namibian capital, Windhoek, to help improve mapping capabilities of Road Traffic Accidents, as part of, and funded by the Cardiff University Phoenix Project.

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Second phase of DAIS ITA doctoral training alliance begins

12 February 2018

The Distributed Analytics and Information Science International Technology Alliance (DAIS ITA) has announced its second phase, with at least eight new Computer Science & Informatics postgraduate research students joining the project at the Crime and Security Research Institute.

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Crime and Security Research Institute Welcomes new Co-director

7 February 2018

The Crime and Security Research Institute has announced the appointment of Professor Simon C Moore, Director of the Violence Research Group, as its new Co-director.

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New study analyses the relationship between alcohol use and long-term cognitive decline in middle and late life

31 January 2018

A new study conducted by a team including Crime and Security Research Institute Co-director Professor Simon Moore has found that consuming more than one UK standard unit of alcohol per day is detrimental to cognitive performance, and is more pronounced in older populations.

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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.

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Are drunk tanks the answer to UK’s problem of intoxicated revellers?

29 November 2017

Do alcohol intoxication management services reduce burden on emergency services?

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New Crime and Security reporting magazine published

9 November 2017

The inaugural report of the Crime and Security Research Institute’s (CSRI) activities is now available for free download. The report provides an opportunity to read about some of the Institute’s innovative, multi-disciplinary research projects, along with all of our most recent news, events and research activities.

Declaration on Evidence

Surgeon’s ‘Magna Carta’ puts hard evidence at heart of decision-making

7 November 2017

UK professionals sign up to Cardiff academic’s ‘What Works’ charter.