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More than £480,000 to tackle religious hate crime

More than £480,000 to tackle religious hate crime

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2018 13:31 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is working closely with students to create new and innovative projects to counter religion-based hate crime and harassment, thanks to new funding from the Office for Students (OfS).

EXPERT COMMENT: AI profiling: the social and moral hazards of ‘predictive’ policing

EXPERT COMMENT: AI profiling: the social and moral hazards of ‘predictive’ policing

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2018 12:06 GMT

Mike Rowe, Professor of Criminology at Northumbria University, discusses the moral and ethical issues of police use of AI predictions.

Leading academic elected President of international professional body

Leading academic elected President of international professional body

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2017 14:40 GMT

A leading academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle has been appointed President of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

EXPERT COMMENT: After Keith Vaz: why the Home Affairs Select Committee’s prostitution inquiry must continue

EXPERT COMMENT: After Keith Vaz: why the Home Affairs Select Committee’s prostitution inquiry must continue

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2016 14:01 BST

Mary Laing, Senior lecturer in Criminology at Northumbria, writes about the legal system regarding escort industry for The Conversation.

Northumbria Social Sciences students showcase their views
Watching the Detectives: Crime Story 2016

Watching the Detectives: Crime Story 2016

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2016 15:57 GMT

​Tickets are now on sale for a unique festival offering crime fiction writers and readers a unique insight into real-life criminal investigation.

COMMENT: The self-defeating hard left of the 1980s is making a comeback. It won’t end well

COMMENT: The self-defeating hard left of the 1980s is making a comeback. It won’t end well

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2015 10:52 GMT

Stefano Bonino, Lecturer in Criminology at Northumbria, discusses the election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Legend portrays Kray twins through prism of current attitudes to violent crime

COMMENT: Legend portrays Kray twins through prism of current attitudes to violent crime

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2015 15:38 BST

In the very first line of Legend, the new Kray twins film starring Tom Hardy (and Tom Hardy), we hear that everyone in the East End has a story about the Krays and that therefore separating the truth from the lies is rarely straightforward.

Why prison doesn’t work for women

Why prison doesn’t work for women

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2014 00:00 GMT

Economist Vicky Pryce, who served a prison sentence for perverting the course of justice, will speak at a conference taking place at Northumbria University, Newcastle this week.

Forensic scientists spearhead investigation into 1930 ‘Blazing Car Murder’

Forensic scientists spearhead investigation into 1930 ‘Blazing Car Murder’

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2014 00:00 GMT

Forensic scientists have spearheaded an investigation which has shed new light on a 1930 murder case which is due to be broadcast on The One Show on Monday 20 January

Neighbourhood policing under threat

Neighbourhood policing under threat

Press Releases   •   Nov 25, 2013 00:00 GMT

A report headed up by Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, Chancellor of Northumbria University, Newcastle, has warned that neighbourhood policing is under threat.

Managing an ageing prison population

Managing an ageing prison population

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2013 00:00 BST

Identifying and addressing the physical, mental health and social care needs of ageing prisoners is vital to improve the UK’s prison service, say Northumbria criminologists.