The Partnership’s research portfolio includes a range of projects funded through the Partnership and the Global Uncertainties Programme.
TNOC: Deepening and Broadening our Understanding 2018 Call
The ESRC has announced £1.7m of funding for five projects investigating crime at sea, cyber-crime, human trafficking, crime in Africa and the overlap between crime and extremism. These five projects will run for up to 36 months, commencing in January 2019.
RISE – A New UK Hardware Security Institute at CSIT
Funded by the EPSRC and the NCSC, this £5 million multi-university Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems (RISE) aims to be a global hub for research and innovation in hardware security over the next five years.
Human Dimensions of Cyber Security
In November the EPSRC awarded grants (worth up to £5 million in total) to support collaborative, international and problem-driven projects which addressed the challenges identified at the ‘Human Dimensions of Cyber Security’ (HDoCS) workshop in 2014.
GCRF / PaCCS Interdisciplinary Research Innovation Awards on Conflict and International Development
The AHRC and the ESRC are pleased to announce the funding of 13 Conflict-related Interdisciplinary Research Innovation Awards.
TNOC Theme Innovation Awards
The ESRC and AHRC are pleased to announce the funding of 11 Innovation Awards under the Transnational Organised Crime Theme.
TIPS Awards Results
The closing date was 13 October 2015. EPSRC has awarded grants to support the top 12 proposals (worth £13M) across the Digital Economy and PaCCS Research Themes. ESRC have contributed funding of £0.25M to help support the research grant award to Monica Whitty.
Conflict Theme Innovation Awards
10 awards under the Conflict Theme have been announced.
Conflict Theme Leadership Fellow
Professor David Galbreath was appointed in February 2015 as the Conflict Theme Leadership Fellow. Over a three-year period, Professor Galbreath will provide intellectual leadership and strategic advice on the development of the conflict theme for the Partnership.
Contrails – Finding, Understanding and Countering Crime in the Cloud
The Contrails – Finding, Understanding and Countering Crime in the Cloud grant will establish a new research centre to inform understanding of, and responses to, criminal activities and behaviour in the cloud.
Ethics and Rights in a Security Context
The Ethics and Rights in a Security Context grant commissioned new research projects to develop greater understanding of the role of ethics and rights in a security environment, with a focus on governance.
EMoTICON – Empathy and Trust in Communicating Online
The EMoTICON – Empathy and Trust in Communicating Online grant commissioned new research to explore how trust and empathy occur in, and subsequently shape, online communities.
Science and Security
The Science and Security grant commissioned new research to develop greater understanding of how developments in science and technology will present both opportunities and threats to future defence and security.
Ideas and Beliefs Leadership Fellows
The Ideas and Beliefs Leadership Fellows were appointed to explore how individuals, communities and nation states form their ideas and beliefs about security and insecurity.
Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellows
The Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellows provide leadership for the Partnership and conduct high quality research and knowledge exchange projects across themes of radicalisation, religion and beliefs, trust, ethics and national security.