The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced £1.7m of funding for projects investigating crime at sea, human trafficking, cyber-crime, crime in Africa and the overlap between crime and extremism. These projects are part of the Transnational organised crime: Deepening and broadening our understanding 2018 Call and will run for up to 36 months, commencing in January 2019.
List of Awards:
|Principal Investigator||Project Title||Lead Research Organisation|
|Professor Timothy Edmunds||Transnational organised crime at sea: New evidence for better responses||University of Bristol|
|Dr Ella Cockbain||Deciphering and disrupting the social, spatial and temporal systems behind transnational human trafficking: a data science approach||University, College London|
|Dr Gernot Klantschnig||Hidden narratives of transnational organised crime in West Africa||University of York|
|Professor Michael Levi||How online technologies are transforming transnational organised crime (Cyber-TNOC)||Cardiff University|
|Dr Raphaël Lefèvre||The crime-terror nexus: Investigating the overlap between criminal and extremist practices, narratives and networks in Tripoli, Lebanon||University of Oxford|