Our Research

Our vision is to deliver excellence in applied research for policing and security. Our approach blends evidence-based research, policy and practice with the development of tangible solutions that have a real-world impact on the security domain.

Book Chapters

  • Hassanzadeh, M., Jahangiri, N., & Brewster, B. (). A conceptual framework for information security awareness, assessment, and training. In: Emerging Trends in ICT Security. (pp. 99-110). Morgan Kaufmann.
  • Bayerl, P. S., Staniforth, A., Akhgar, B., Brewster, B., & Johnson, K. (). A framework for the investigation and modeling of online radicalization and the identification of radicalized individuals. In: Emerging trends in ICT security. (pp. 539-547). Morgan Kaufmann.
  • Akhgar, B., Tabatabayi, F., Bayerl, P. S., Nasserzadeh, S. M., & Staniforth, A. (). Investigating Radicalized Individual Profiles through Fuzzy Cognitive Maps. In: Emerging Trends in ICT Security. (pp. 559-575). Morgan Kaufmann.
  • Akhgar, B., Yates, S., & Lockley, E. (). Introduction: Strategy formation in a globalized and networked age—A review of the concept and its definition. In: Strategic intelligence management. (pp. 1-8.
  • Tabatabaei, F., Nasserzadeh, S. M. R., Yates, S., Akhgar, B., Lockley, E., & Fortune, D. (). From local to global: community-based policing and national security. In: Strategic Intelligence Management. (pp. 85-92). Butterworth-Heinemann.
  • Andrews, S., Yates, S., Akhgar, B., & Fortune, D. (). The ATHENA project: using formal concept analysis to facilitate the actions of responders in a crisis situation. In: Strategic intelligence management. (pp. 167-180). Butterworth-Heinemann.
  • Yates, S. J., Bates, C., Akhgar, B., Jopek, L., Wilson, R., Mitchell, S. J., & Killick, S. (). The Odyssey Project–Understanding and Implementing User Needs in the Context of Ballistic Crime Data Exchange. In: Intelligence Management. (pp. 11-34). Springer, London.
  • Akhgar, B., & Yates, S. J. (). Strategic intelligence management for combating crime and terrorism. In: Intelligence Management. (pp. 145-157). Springer, London.