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Reka Solymosi

Reka Solymosi

Contact info:

  • email: r.solymosi.11[at]
  • UCL SECReT, 35 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9EZ

Reka Solymosi is a PhD student in the UCL Department of Security and Crime Science and the UCL Centre for Transport Studies. Her research focuses on mapping perceptions of safety in people's entire activity spaces, and the impact of dynamic spatial, temporal, and individual variables.  

PhD title:

Mapping Fear of Crime as a Dynamic Event in the Whole Journey Environment

MRes title:

Crowding at bus stops: looking at pedestrian self-organization behaviour in relation to pickpocketing





  • R.Solymosi, T. Fujiyama, and K.J. Bowers (2015) “Mapping fear of crime as a context-dependent everyday experience that varies in space and time,” in Legal and Criminological Psychology
  • Solymosi, R., Borrion, H. & Fujiyama, T. (2015) ‘Crowd spatial patterns at bus stops: security implications and effects of warning messages’ In: Safety and Security in Transit Environments: An interdisciplinary Approach, V. Ceccato and A. Newton (Eds.), London: Palgrave
  • Solymosi, R. (2014). Mapping fear of crime dynamically on everyday transport. JDiBrief Series. London: UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science. ISSN: 2050-4853. Available from


Previous degrees:

  • MRes Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies - University of Manchester
  • BA Sociology & Spanish - University of British Columbia

Research Interests:

  • Crime and Transport
  • Public Transport
  • Crime and the Built Environment
  • Choice Architecture
  • Fear of Crime
  • Mapping dynamic events
  • Subjective perceptions & meaning
  • Accessibility
  • Methods

What I Do When Not Studying:

  • Working at PAMELA laboratory
  • Interest in design 
  • Interest in apps and app technology
  • Running (sporadically)