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Research Profile

Mr Suraj Lakhani 

Position:PhD Student
School:Social Sciences


Suraj Lakhani is a PhD student at Cardiff University and is based within the School of Social Sciences and UPSI. His thesis topic is entitled ‘A Social Analysis of Radicalisation in the UK’. Other academic achievements include an MSc in Risk and Security Management from the University of Southampton. Prior to joining Cardiff University, Suraj worked as a researcher for the National Security and Resilience Department within the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, a think-tank based in Whitehall, London.

Research Interests

Radicalisation, de-radicalisation and counter-radicalisation, counter-terrorism, UK counter-terrorism policy, social resilience, community intelligence, counter-terrorism policing

PhD Topic/ Area

‘A Social Analysis of Radicalisation in the UK’


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