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Biography

Currently I am a course leader for BsC Criminology and a Senior Lecturer in Criminology. I am teaching on a wide number of modules to do with the criminal justice system, research methods and the more specialized topics of organized and international crime as well as immigration and crime.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Distribution of victimisation across citizens and households and an appropriate technique for weighting these by seriousness 
  • Relationships between statistics and crime
  • Prevention of repeat victimisation
  • Examination of crime ‘harm’ and ability to focus policing efforts as the most harmful criminal activity
  • Areal distribution of immigration and its impact on crime rates

Research Degree Supervision

I have supervised two postgraduate students to completion and am currently the main supervisor of two PhD students and two MRes students.

Click Here to see all postgraduate research opportunities with Dr Dainis Ignatans

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Immigration
  • Repeat Victimisation
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crime Rates
  • Use of Security Measure
  • Criminological Trends

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Research Output

Are Victims of Crime Mostly Angry or Mostly Afraid?

Ignatans, D. & Pease, K., 1 Dec 2019, In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 21, 4, p. 314-324 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • How Swiftly does Re-Victimisation Occur? Evidence from Surveys of Victims

    Ignatans, D., 25 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Crime Concentrations: Hot Dots, Hot Spots and Hot Flushes

    Ignatans, D. & Pease, K., 29 Mar 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology. Bruinsma, G. & Johnson, S. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 664-690 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
  • Crime Concentrations: Hot Dots, Hotspots and Hot Flushes

    Ignatans, D. & Pease, K., 28 Mar 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology. Bruinsma, G. J. N. & Johnson, S. D. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 664-687 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
  • Activities

    Crime seriousness and attitudes towards the Police – UK and abroad

    Dainis Ignatans (Speaker)
    5 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Invited Reception

    Dainis Ignatans (Participant)
    15 Nov 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Press / Media