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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…

November 23, 2017

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…

November 3, 2017

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…

September 12, 2017

Response to ONS Consultation on CSEW

The Office of National Statistics is consulting on how to implement further funding cuts to the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW): In the context of public sector financial constraints, the f…

June 27, 2017