Research

Our Centres

Led by three centres, CREST, UNESCO and the Academic Centre of Excellence, Security Lancaster delivers research and education that innovates.

Our Themes

Security Lancaster delivers research and education that innovates and creatively challenges the way that individuals, organisations and societies secure and protect themselves. We achieve this via engagement and collaboration with companies from a range of sectors and governments. Our approach delivers the very best use-inspired and pure research alongside cutting-edge education that delivers real impact.

Behavioural Science

Behavioural Science

Our work focuses on communicating across cultures, countering terrorism, logging decision expertise, and building techniques for effective detection and resolution of suspicious behaviour.

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Our research is multi-disciplinary and puts the person at the heart of security decisions. We work across a wide variety of sectors to help businesses, other organisations and individuals to gain an understanding of cyber threats, how to counter them, embed cyber security practices and establish a cyber security culture to help support and protect the UK economy.

DS:21

DS:21

DS:21 is a research space where we explore the changing nature of war, technology and international politics in the 21st century. In the 21st century new technologies are transforming all aspects of society and war, creating new techniques and technologies of conflict.

Transport and Infrastructure

Transport and Infrastructure

Our research includes the x-ray screening of cargo and vehicles, sensing and data fusion, analysis of flight and video data, and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Violence and Society

Violence and Society

Our violence and society researchers work together with our partners to enhance solutions to interpersonal violence probing empirical, practical and theoretical links between violence and security through research, training and evaluations that put the victims of violence at the centre of solution-focused work.