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New Crime and Security newsletter published

28 March 2018

The first edition of the Crime and Security Research Institute newsletter is available for free download now, and includes details of the Institute’s latest research, news and events.

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Twitter research helps to better understand public opinion of drug related crime

27 March 2018

Research Assistant Daniel Harborne has been spending time in Hokkaido University, Japan, collaborating with academics on research using AI and Twitter.

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Crime and Security Research Institute visits Namibia with the Phoenix Project

20 March 2018

Research Associate Dan Grinnell has visited Namibia, to help improve mapping capabilities of Road Traffic Accidents, as part of the Cardiff University Phoenix Project.

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Second phase of DAIS ITA doctoral training alliance begins

12 February 2018

DAIS ITA has announced its second phase, with at least eight new 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

New study suggests consuming more than one unit of alcohol per day is detrimental to cognitive performance

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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?