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PhD student's research prompts new Scottish legislation

30 June 2016 News

A doctoral research project examining stop and search in Scotland has led to new legislation, major changes in policy and a 93 per cent drop in the recorded number of stop searches and seizures between August 2013 and December 2015.

Pioneering treatment helps deliberate firesetters

29 June 2016 News

Offenders are 3.5 times more likely to reduce their interest in starting fires deliberately following treatment in a ground-breaking new programme devised by award-winning researchers from the University of Kent.