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Is violent crime increasing or decreasing?

The fall in the rate of violent crime has stopped. This is a finding of an investigation using the Crime Survey for England and Wales, 1994–2014, and an improved methodology to include the experienc…

Workshop: Researching the policing of violence

Policing is changing. Research jointly produced by academics, police officers and policing staff is co-producing the knowledge for evidence-based policing, which is having real impact: from traditiona…

Sylvia Walby on BBC Radio 4’s More or Less

Prof. Sylvia Walby appeared on BBC Radio 4’s More or Less on 29 September. Listen here (thirteen minutes into the show) to her interview in which she discusses the problem of how to measure d…

Concept and Measurement of Violence at ESC

Distinguished Professor Sylvia Walby, Professor Brian Francis and Dr Jude Towers of Lancaster University’s Violence and Society UNESCO Centre are at the European Society of Criminology this week (13…