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Preventing Human Trafficking through a systemic, intelligence-led approach

Preventing Human Trafficking through a systemic, intelligence-led approach

Thu 27, Feb 2020

PaCCS Fellow Sarah Brown writes about her work with Stop the Traffik on information sharing and human trafficking prevention.

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Blue Crime: Transnational Organised Crime at Sea

Blue Crime: Transnational Organised Crime at Sea

Fri 14, Feb 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with the University of Bristol’s Professor Timothy Edmunds to discuss his work on blue crime and the institutions collaborating to fight organised crime at sea.

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Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Wed 5, Feb 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with Professor Dominik Zaum, Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Reading, to discuss his work on corruption and post-conflict peacebuilding.

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Disease Emergence in Urban Environments

Disease Emergence in Urban Environments

Tue 28, Jan 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil chats with Prof Eric Fèvre about the epidemiology, ecology and the socioeconomics of disease emergence and monitoring the emergence of zoonotic and food-borne diseases in Kenya.

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Modern Propaganda: Researching Cambridge Analytica

Modern Propaganda: Researching Cambridge Analytica

Tue 21, Jan 2020

In this week’s PaCCS blog, PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with Dr Emma Briant, an Associate Researcher in Human Rights at Bard College, to discuss her research on propaganda and her experience researching Cambridge Analytica.

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A Greener Future for the Military?

A Greener Future for the Military?

Tue 14, Jan 2020

What impact will the transition to eco-friendly vehicles have upon military operations reliant upon civilian fossil fuel infrastructure? Kate McNeil reports on a CSaP-hosted workshop exploring this question.

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That Hideous Strength: Maintaining Public Trust in the Era of Big Data Policy

That Hideous Strength: Maintaining Public Trust in the Era of Big Data Policy

Tue 7, Jan 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Data Analytics explores privacy, public trust and transparency in big data collection.

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Engaging with Policy-Makers: Taking a Strategic Approach

Engaging with Policy-Makers: Taking a Strategic Approach

Tue 17, Dec 2019

PaCCS champion Dr Tristram Riley-Smith shares his strategies for academics interested in effectively engaging with policy-makers. 

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SPRITE+: Tackling Challenges in the Future of Digital Security, Privacy, Identity and Trust

SPRITE+: Tackling Challenges in the Future of Digital Security, Privacy, Identity and Trust

Tue 10, Dec 2019

SPRITE+, the newest EPSRC NetworkPlus, brings together people in academia, industry, government, law enforcement, and civil society organisations with a focus on digital contexts. It is a ‘one stop shop’ for engagement between academic and non-academic communities.

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Online Radicalisation and Social Psychology

Online Radicalisation and Social Psychology

Tue 3, Dec 2019

In a follow-up to her 2016 guest post, Dr Laura Smith discusses her Conflict Theme Innovation Award project on predicting online radicalisation with PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil

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