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What Works classes
What Works Seminar: Geographic Profiling
24 March 2015, London
2015 dates TBC
3 March 2015
6 May 2015
13 May 2015
14 May 2015
2 July 2015
7-18 September 2015
21-24 September 2015
2015 dates TBC
Terrorism & Organised Crime
The purpose of this group is to investigate how the transfer of knowledge and methods from crime prevention, detection and disruption can inform counter-terrorism research and practice.
The group's work has covered topics ranging from the causes of radicalisation and terrorism to the predictive mapping of IED attacks in Iraq, to Indian police perspectives on countering Naxal terrorism, perceptions of radicalisation in UK communities, security system engineering design in service of resilient infrastructures and building security, and the unintended consequences of counter-terrorism measures on UK public transport.
The group's members have worked on projects funded by the Ministry of Defence Science and Technology Counter-Terrorism Centre, Home Office OSCT, the European Union's FP7 Framework, the Leverhulme Trust, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UCL Research Challenges, and the Metropolitan Police Service.
Members also act as consultants for international, national and local government on projects which have included identifying crime databases to test social network analysis software, designing an executive guide for US Police Chiefs on terrorism prevention, and investigating the perceptions of Muslim communities in London boroughs.
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