‘Children who offend should be treated as children first and foremost’: new report provides evidence-base for Child First approach in youth justice systems
Responding to young people that come into contact with the Youth Justice System as ‘children’ and not ‘offenders’ can enhance lives, reduce offending, promote safer communities and lead to fewer victims, a new report states.
Corruption reporting in the media investigated in new research
Researchers at Loughborough University have released two new papers investigating how corruption is reported in mainstream media.
Only 12% of sexual offence victims feel police investigations are fair and proportionate, new study reveals
Only one in five victims of sexual offences in England and Wales were satisfied with their criminal justice experience, a new Loughborough-led study has revealed.
Loughborough academics partner with StreetGames to tackle serious youth violence
Academics from Loughborough University are collaborating with StreetGames, a national charity that helps bring sport to disadvantaged communities, to help tackle serious youth violence.
Inaction and slow response contributed to the spread of Covid-19 in UK prisons – Loughborough University academic
The government’s slow response to recognise the impact of coronavirus on UK prisons has led to unnecessary deaths amongst its population, according to Loughborough University academic Dr Christopher Kay.
Experts in Sport: What role does community sport play in tackling serious youth violence?
With youth violence continuing to be a serious issue in UK society, this week’s Experts in Sport’ podcast looks at the role sport can play in supporting those at risk.
Criminology professor to present public lecture on how to solve the knife crime problem
Loughborough’s Head of Social and Policy Studies and Professor of Criminology Steve Case will present a new approach to dealing with knife crime in a public lecture at the University on Wednesday 18 March.
Experts in Sport: Examining corruption in sport - part two
Loughborough University’s ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast returns this week with the second part of the series looking at the issue of corruption in sport.
Experts in Sport: Examining corruption in sport - part one
In the latest ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast, Loughborough University academics take a closer look at the issue of corruption in sport.
Loughborough University announces ground-breaking partnership with the Twinning Project
Academics from Loughborough University have joined forces with the Twinning Project, an initiative that uses sport to help prisoners prepare for release and provides a route to paid employment.
International conference at Loughborough University to explore children’s rights
Loughborough University is hosting an international conference that explores children’s rights in youth justice systems.
Forensic examiners are in danger of missing evidence in low-light environments, according to new research
Forensic examiners are in danger of missing evidence in low-light environments if their vision has not fully adapted to the dark, a new study has found.
Student meets Prime Minister to discuss violent youth crime
A Loughborough University politics student has met with Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss how the country should tackle violent youth crime.
Loughborough University receives government funding to develop knife-detection technology
Loughborough University has received funding to develop technology that looks to provide a solution to the problem of people carrying concealed blades in public places.
Police custody risk assessments should be revised to better meet the needs of vulnerable detainees
Risk assessments for vulnerable detainees in police custody are open to too much interpretation and should be revised, according to a new study.
Student awarded prestigious British Mass Spectrometry Society prize for work on fingerprint sampling device
A Loughborough University student has won a sought-after award for a research project that resulted in the development of a new device for investigating fingerprints in situ at crime scenes.
Forensic technology developed at Loughborough University will make it “impossible” for criminals to destroy fingerprint evidence
New forensic technology created by scientists at Loughborough University will make it “impossible” for criminals erase their fingerprints from crime scenes.
Tackling modern slavery: New white paper addresses the construction industry’s biggest blight
With modern slavery built into the fabric of global construction, experts and academics have come together to tackle the catalogue of human rights issues which plague the industry.
Loughborough researchers at Leicestershire Police conference
Academics from Loughborough University are set to present at a conference on ‘evidence-based policing’ held by Leicestershire Police.23 March 2017
Loughborough research features in international guidelines on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict
A Loughborough University psychologist has provided expert guidance to the Government for its international protocol on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict.22 March 2017
University shares key safety messages for new academic year
The University will be continuing to work with Leicestershire Police and Charnwood Borough Council to help new and returning students have a safe and crime-free time during their studies.27 September 2016