University of Leicester to lead review into city disorder
An independent review into the cause of recent violent disorder in East Leicester will be led by Dr Chris Allen, Associate Professor in Hate Studies.
Experts to debate impact of the Prevent strategy at University of Leicester
Experts on hate extremism and the policymaking designed to tackle it are to convene for a University of Leicester public event, to debate the...
School of Criminology launches new podcast to tackle hate crime
A new podcast series created by the University of Leicester’s Centre for Hate Studies takes a deep dive into the causes behind hate online and...
Criminology student selected for Leicester Tigers 2022/23 squad
A student who came late to the game of rugby has been selected to play for Leicester Tigers.
New project to collect evidence of modern slavery among adult websites
Adult service websites and their users have a key role to play in preventing modern slavery, according to a leading criminologist from the...
Leicester historians guest edit Centenary journal edition
Leading historians from the University of Leicester have guest edited a special Centenary issue of the prestigious Howard Journal of Crime and...
Drugs legislation requires review, says academic
The main piece of legislation used to combat illegal drug use in the UK is no longer fit for purpose, according to a leading criminologist at the...
Two new Heads of School announced
Two new Heads of School have been appointed within the University of Leicester’s College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities (CSSAH).
Leicester research into acid attacks presented in Home Office report
Researchers at the University of Leicester have published the first report of its kind examining attacks with acid and other corrosive substances.
Professor Sally Kyd appointed first woman Head of Law
Professor Sally Kyd, becomes the first woman to be appointed Head of Law at the University of Leicester.