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Geography of Crime

The Geography of Crime: Place, Space and Forensic Science

The Geography of Crime: Place, Space and Forensic Science

This is a new and exciting module especially designed for Northumbria International Summer School 2019. 

More information will follow!

 

 

Teaching Methods & Assessment

Teaching Methods & Assessment

Lectures, Seminars, Guest Speakers, Visits and Field Trips

  • Individual presentation
  • Individual Report

Staff Profiles

Staff Profiles

 

Derek Johnson

Derek is the Principal Investigator for an EU-funded project in partnership with 6 European agencies and government bodies concerning transnational offending and the exchange of bioinformatics across EU state borders. In addition Derek is actively engaged in securing funding from the private sector for a student bursaries and research projects.

Prior to joining academia Derek was a serving UK Police Officer for 30 years during which time he received 8 commendations for investigatory work. He spent the majority of his service in investigation roles working in departments ranging from general localised criminal investigation, Vice & Drug investigations, National and International investigations and major crime operations.

Visits and Field Trips

Visits and Field Trips

Visits and Field Trips for this module are to be confirmed.

Programme Schedule

The Geography of Crime: Place, Space and Forensic Science

Programme Schedule

 

AM

(10.00 - 12.00)

PM

(1.00 - 3.00)

Monday,

June 17 2019

Welcome Event, Induction & Breakfast

Academic Introduction

Tuesday,

June 18 2019

Introduction to Geography of Crime: Place, Space and Forensic Science 

The Geography of Crime GIS – mapping crime for justice. (I.T. Lab) 

Wednesday,

June 19 2019

Spatial analysis of crime using GIS and analytical software (I.T. Lab) 

FREE TIME

Thursday,

June 20 2019 

Place related theories of crime –the criminogenic nature of the built environment 

 
 FREE TIME

Friday,

June 21 2019

FIELD TRIP 1

( Venue and activities to be confirmed )

 Saturday,

June 22 2019

YORK TRIP

 Sunday,

June 23 2019

FREE TIME 

Monday,

June 24 2019

 Introduction to fingerprints – techniques to visualise   FREE TIME

 Tuesday,

June 25 2019 

Powder enhancement lab 

 FREE TIME

 Wednesday,

June 26 2019

 Scene examination – observations, documentation, ‘forensic’ processing 

Photography – digital SLR image capture workshop -crime scene photography 

 

Thursday,

June 27 2019

FIELD TRIP

( Manor House Crime Scene - Coach Lane)

Friday,

June 28 2019 

 Biometric identification (iris, voice, facial recognition science vs technology and the fingerprint inquiry)/introduction to assessments 

 FREE TIME

(Leaving to Alnwick Castle for a weekend stay)

Saturday,

June 29 2019 

Activities at Alnwick Castle 

(broom-flying lesson, film tour, Alnwick Castle tour, market place)

 Sunday,

June 30 2019

Northumberland tour

(Chillingham castle and Fish&Chips at the Seahouses)

Monday,

July 1 2019 

Mapping the future

(IT Lab)

FREE TIME

(Assessment preparation)

Tuesday,

July 2 2019 

 FREE TIME 

(Assessment preparation)

GIS poster preparation and GIS finalisation.

(IT Lab)  

Wednesday,

July 3 2019 

 FREE TIME 

(Assessment preparation)

 Assessed GIS Poster fair 

FREE TIME

Thursday,

July 4 2019

Poster feedback and marks

Introduction to future opportunities

FREE TIME 

Friday,

July 5th 2019

 Assessed Group Presentations

Assessment feedback and marks

 Farewell Dinner / Afternoon Tea

Saturday,

July 6 2019

Check out from Portland Green student accommodation 
     
   
     
     
   
                                                                                                                                            

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