Following an issue identified by South Wales Police that the lack of a ‘joined up’ approach to emergency service provision was resulting in inefficiency and a poor response service to the public a Home Office Innovation Fund grant was awarded.
Researchers from the Universities' Police Science Institute [UPSI] and the Crime and Security Research Institute (CSRI) have been commissioned to lead an international research consortium, on behalf of the Five Country Ministerial Countering Violent Extremism Working Group
Collaborative research between Cardiff University academics and the police has found that current UK policing approaches to social media analytics are fragmented and struggling to keep up with technological advances and their disruptive social impacts.
On 10 and 11 April 2017, Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) hosted its first high-level Conference on Online Terrorist Propaganda. On this occasion, over 150 participants gathered at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague to discuss a wide variety of topics pertaining to the online terrorist threat.