Social Media Analysis

From Minutes to Months

Academics at the Crime and Security Research Institute (CSRI) lead an international team of analysts from the University of New South Wales, Michigan State University and the Canadian Society of Evidence Based Policing to learn the lessons from researching recent terror attacks in the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

Soft Facts & Digital Behavioural Influencing

Researchers from the Crime and Security Research Institute have studied how fake news spreads on social media in the aftermath of major terrorist attacks and what the police can do to manage its impacts upon public behaviours.

SENTINEL: Localised Situational Awareness via Social Media

The Sentinel platform provides a multi-level interface into information extracted from the social Web. The purpose of this platform is to evaluate to what degree social media data can be converted into actionable intelligence relating to public-interest events and topics in terms of reliability, usability and timeliness.

Tackling Radicalisation in Dispersed Societies (TaRDiS)

Working in partnership with the London Borough of Sutton and the Police Academy of the Netherlands, UPSI conducted a programme of research, funded by the European Commission, to explore how the risks of radicalisation can be reduced.