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Kate Gibson

PhD TITLE:

'Illicit Firearm Use and the Role of Firearm Procurement and Transfer Networks in England and Wales'

(In Partnership with the National Ballistics Intelligence Service and West Midlands Police)


MRes TITLE:

‘Have Gun - Will Travel’: The Movement and Re-use of Firearms in England and Wales


PREVIOUS DEGREES:

MRes Security Science (UCL)

MSc Criminal Justice Policy (LSE)

BA(hons) European Studies with French (University of Durham)


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Policing; Organised Crime; Criminal Justice Policy; Firearms; The Role of Intelligence; Evaluation; Social Network Analysis; Qualitative Research and Literature Review Methodology.


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:

Hopkins, M. Tilley, N. & Gibson, K. (2013) Homicide and Organised Crime in England, Journal of Homicide Studies Vol. 17 No. 2 pp. 291-313

Leonardi-Bee, J. Jayes, L. O'Mara-Eves, A. Stansfield, C. Gibson, K. Ratschen, E. McNeill, A. (2012) Review 4: Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Interventions in Mental Health. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: London

Leonardi-Bee, J. Jayes, L. O'Mara-Eves, A. Stansfield, C. Gibson, K. Ratschen, E. McNeill, A. (2012) Review 5: Barriers and Facilitators for Smoking Cessation Interventions in Mental Health. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: London

O'Mara, A. Akre, B. Munton, T. Marrero-Guillamon, I. Martin, A. Gibson, K. Llewellyn, A. Conway, P. & Cooper, C. (2012) Curriculum and curriculum access issues for students with special educational needs in post-primary settings: An international Review. Research Report No. 10. National Council for Special Education: Ireland.

Cattell, J. Mackie, A. Gibson, K. Hitchins, T. Parry, W. Porsch, L. Savage, J. (2011) Simple but effective: Local solutions for adults facing multiple deprivation. Department for Communities and Local Government: London

Munton, T. Martin, A. Marrero, I. Llewellyn, A. Gibson, K. Gomersall, A. (2011) Getting out of hospital? The evidence for shifting acute inpatient and day case services from hospitals into the community. The Health Foundation: London


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Hopkins, M. & Gibson, K. (2012) Exploring the link between organised crime groups and homicide in England, British Society of Criminology Conference, July 2012.

Gibson, K. (2013) The Impact of Weapon Availability on Firearm Selection in England and Wales, British Society of Criminology Conference, July 2013

Gibson, K. (2013) The Impact of Weapon Availability on Firearm Selection: Lessons from the United Kingdom, American Society of Criminology Conference, November 2013


OTHER CONFERENCES ATTENDED

Security Research Conference, Warsaw 2011

Forensic Science Society Research and Development Conference, November 2012

Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO): National Gang and Youth Violence Conference, March 2013