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Research Assistant placement with BBC Media Action

Research Assistant placement with BBC Media Action

Tue 14, Jul 2015

The External Champion to the Partnership, Dr Tristram Riley-Smith, is seeking a researcher to undertake a placement, spending up to three months working with BBC Media Action.

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Academic Advisory Group for Cooperation Ireland

Academic Advisory Group for Cooperation Ireland

Tue 7, Jul 2015

The Partnership, together with Cooperation Ireland, is inviting expressions of interest from academic researchers to take part in a volunteer advisory group to support the work of Cooperation Ireland in reducing marginalisation and strengthening local communities.

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New issue available of The European Review of Organised Crime

New issue available of The European Review of Organised Crime

Thu 18, Jun 2015

Over recent months, the SGOC has continued in its efforts to promote excellence in research and has now published its online open access journal, The European Review of Organised Crime (EROC).

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Research Map highlights Conflict, Crime and Security research centres in the UK

Research Map highlights Conflict, Crime and Security research centres in the UK

Mon 15, Jun 2015

The Partnership has sought to map research centres within the United Kingdom who are conducting high quality and cutting edge research across the areas of conflict, crime and security.

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Loughborough’s challenge for a more resilient society

Loughborough’s challenge for a more resilient society

Fri 12, Jun 2015

As societies around the world change rapidly, they constantly face new threats, be it environmental or human induced. It is vital to understand how we can prepare for future adversity – to develop rapid and effective responses in times of crisis and to strategize reducing risk in order to create secure and resilient societies.

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Science and Security research programme delivering impact

Science and Security research programme delivering impact

Tue 2, Jun 2015

The Science and Security programme 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.

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British Academy and Department for International Development Anti-Corruption Evidence Partnership

British Academy and Department for International Development Anti-Corruption Evidence Partnership

Wed 27, May 2015

The British Academy (BA) and the Department for International Development (DFID) evidence partnership aims to support world-leading multi-disciplinary research towards effective policy making and interventions in a bid to reduce corruption in developing countries.

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Network launched to support trust and responsible innovation with personal data

Network launched to support trust and responsible innovation with personal data

Fri 15, May 2015

The Digital Catapult is hosting the Personal Data and Trust Network, launched in October 2014 in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network, Innovate UK, the EPSRC and RCUK Digital Economy theme hubs.

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Two new research centres established to counter crime in the cloud

Two new research centres established to counter crime in the cloud

Wed 13, May 2015

Cloud technology enables users to access software, services, data storage and computer power via internet enabled devices. This greater degree of freedom available to the user has led to its success, but also has led to the exploitation for malicious intent. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), in partnership with the Metropolitan Police Service and the National Crime Agency, have jointly funded a research call to address this problem.

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New Cyber Security Engineering and Commercial positions at CSIT

New Cyber Security Engineering and Commercial positions at CSIT

Wed 6, May 2015

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast, which has been a beneficiary of the Partnership, have launched a new recruitment campaign to attract outstanding cyber security engineers, innovators and commercialisation professionals from around the globe.

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