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Manchester CRIME and JUSTICE Film Festival - PERU's Kevin Wong on BBC Radio Manchester

PERU’s Kevin Wong will appear on BBC Radio Manchester today to talk about The Manchester CRIME and JUSTICE Film Festival.  This month-long FREE festival brings together crime fiction to illuminate crime fact. During May 2019 criminologists…


Hotspots policing backfires when offenders know

A new paper co-authored by PERU's Henry Partidge and published in the Journal of Quantitative Criminology (Ariel & Partridge, 2016) presents the results of a randomised control trial of the deterrent effect of hotspots policing at bus stops.…


Predictable Policing: Measuring the Crime Control Benefits of Hotspots Policing at Bus Stops

Objectives A fairly robust body of evidence suggests that hotspots policing is an effective crime prevention strategy. In this paper, we present contradictory evidence of a backfiring effect. Methods In a randomized controlled trial, aimed at reducing…


Scholarships with Policy Evaluation & Research Unit (PERU)

PhD Scholarship Competition 2016 We are looking for high quality PhD candidates to help us deliver outstanding research that addresses some of the biggest challenges facing contemporary society. PERU Scholarships The following Scholarships are available: …


MMU's new Crime and Wellbeing Data Centre is recruiting Research Fellows

MMU is launching a Crime and Well-Being Big Data Centre. Several of the PERU team are involved and the Centre will be closely aligned with PERU.  The Centre is led by Professor Jon Bannister and is now moving to recruit 4 Research Fellows.…

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