This year marks 12 years since UPSI began working in partnership with the London Borough of Sutton to help understand the security perceptions of local people.
The Universities' Police Science Institute's latest briefing paper summarises research on the science of influence to show how various techniques are employed in digital communications environments.
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 the evening of January 19, 2012, officers from the South Wales Police and the Wales Extremism and Counter-Terrorism Unit entered the Canton Community Centre in Cardiff with the intent of disrupting a meeting being hosted by Al Ghurabaa.
Informed by empirical data collected by systematic monitoring of social media platforms, the analysis identifies a number of online behaviours with offline effects – labeled the ten ‘Rs’
The Universities' Police Science Institute has conducted a study aimed at developing new evidence and insights about what works to persuade people to adopt new security behaviours that better protect them from crime risks.