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Research briefings

Our 60 second briefings help you keep up to date with all the Institute's latest research.

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Have a Word

Preventing alcohol misuse offending and injury through motivational advice in criminal justice and health services.

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The Cardiff Model

Preventing violence using unique information from emergency health services.

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Unlocking the potential of “big data” in front line situations, where people and computer systems need to collaborate in a coalition of multiple agencies.

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Behavioural Crime Prevention

Using nudges, tugs and teachable moments in crime prevention communications.

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Digital Influence Engineering

Summarising research on the science of influence to show how various techniques are employed in digital communications environments.

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Allowing social and computing scientists to co-design useful analytic components and apps, able to help add metadata and meaning to social media data.

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The signal crimes perspective

Criminal and disorderly incidents functioning as warning signals about the distribution of risks to security in everyday life.