If the public are serious about wanting to protect children from online sexual abuse more investment in skilled professionals is needed now.
Lancaster is co-leading (with Leeds University) on the development and delivery of a year-long programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Policing Information and Data Specialists as part of the N8 Policing Research Partnership project.
Sylvia Walby, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University has been selected as one of 34 sub-panel chairs for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).
Gillian Youngs, Professor of Creative and Digital Economy at the University of Westminster has been awarded the first ever John Urry Fellowship. The fellowship aims to engage creatively with John Urry’s consistent recognition of the significance of time as integral to contemporary social analysis through from the early days of globalization studies to the more recent establishment of the new academic movement focused on mobilities
A study has found a high number of women, who repeatedly appear before the family courts and lose many children into public care or adoption because of child protection concerns, have been in care themselves.
Distinguished Professor Sylvia Walby, Professor Brian Francis and Dr Jude Towers of Lancaster University’s Violence and Society UNESCO Centre are at the European Society of Criminology this week (13-16 September 2017).
Mollie Heywood, a social work student explains how their chosen route changed after beginning placement with adults
Ian Paylor comments on the view that the dominant discourse surrounding drug use creates difficulties in offering harm reduction for those who are not currently in recovery.
Academics Stand Against Poverty have analysed the policies in the 2017 manifestos of the Conservatives, Labour, and the Liberal Democrats across 12 key topics.
New Book by Adam Fish examines whether television can be used as a tool not just for capitalism, but for democracy.Throughout television’s history, activists have attempted to access it for that very reason. New technologies—cable, satellite, and the internet—provided brief openings for amateur and activist engagement with television.