TNOC: Deepening and Broadening our Understanding 2018 Call – List of Awarded Projects

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. Research on these projects is presently underway. While projects are of varying duration, some projects in funded through this call will run until early 2023.

Research Integrator: Dr Tristram Riley-Smith – University of Cambridge

(click here to see the original call)

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