All impact case studies (security and conflict)

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Meeting room

Bringing academic insight to Northern Ireland talks

ESRC Fellow Dr Jonny Byrne's six month placement provided the Northern Ireland Office with a unique resource for analysing and understanding the contentious issues and challenges under discussion in the 2013 Haass Talks.

Hotel sign

Managing emergencies in the hotel sector

An ESRC-funded Knowledge Transfer Partnership has provided robust risk management for InterContinental Hotels Group’s businesses around the world.

Soldier in Afghanistan

Streamlining military operations

As a consequence of a review by Global Uncertainties Fellow Professor Theo Farrell, programme management of reconstruction in Afghanistan has been strengthened and support to district stabilisation teams improved.


How our prisons perform

A study of public and private sector prisons by Professor Alison Liebling and Dr Ben Crewe influenced public and private sector bids for the prisons that are currently being market tested and changed management practices in prisons.


Turning into an extremist

Research by Professor Per-Olof Wikström has been cited in two Government initiatives – the anti-terrorism strategy CONTEST and the Prevent strategy, aimed at preventing violent extremism.

Computer keyboard

Safe web space for children

The UK Children Go Online project has had a substantial impact on the design of safeguards to protect children from harmful material on the internet.

Litter bin

Environmental law website

A pioneering website providing public access to environment law information has been created by ESRC researchers at Cardiff University, working in partnership with the UK Environment Law Association.

Policeman and crowd

Crowd control without confrontation

Research on crowd policing, showing the benefits of a less confrontational approach, has led to a change in policing strategies in the UK and abroad.

Picking syringe

Reducing drug risk

A collaborative CASE studentship between the University of Plymouth and Plymouth Drug and Alcohol Action Team has influenced new drug-related policy and practice.

Barb wire

Security in war-torn countries

Research on security risks in post-conflict countries has led to significant input to the Prime Minister's Africa Commission, the World Bank and the UN Secretary-General's High Level Panel on Security.

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