A Northumbria University academic has been made a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
The accolade is conferred upon the most outstanding social scientists from around the UK each year, and Professor of Criminology, Dr Tanya Wyatt will this autumn join an elite group of distinguished individuals representing the full spectrum of the social sciences across academia, the public sector, business, and the area of Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE).
Gender-based violence during lockdown: media reports may have missed the true picture
The ability of gender-based violence victims to access support services during the Covid-19 lockdown has not been accurately portrayed in the media, with potentially damaging consequences, according to new research.
Criminologist explores dark side of The Archers
It is the longest running soap on British radio, billed as ‘an everyday story of country folk’ when it launched in 1951. Now an academic from Northumbria University is exploring the darker side of the BBC Radio 4 show The Archers by examining the role of criminals and crime within the long-running series.
Criminal assets explored during policing seminar
The implications of recovering assets from convicted criminals will be discussed by finance and crime experts from Northumbria University during a free seminar this week.
Seminar examines the role of Expert Evidence in the Criminal Justice System
The scrutiny given to forensic evidence submitted during criminal trials will be examined and debated during a free seminar taking place at Northumbria University, Newcastle this month.