Situational Crime Prevention and Supply Chain Security

Martin Gill is editor of the ASIS Foundation’s ‘CRISP’ series, which stands for ‘Connecting Research in Security to Practice’. And the tenth report in the series has just been published. It is called Situational Crime Prevention and Supply Chain Security, and it is authored by Dr Harald Haelterman. It provides a reference guide on how best to approach the introduction […]

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Reducing re-offending through employment

There has long been a link identified between employment and offending. The desistence literature suggests that gaining legitimate paid work can reduce offending behaviour. There are a number of reasons why this may be the case, including, that employment distracts from offending, that regular/stable income removes the need to offend, that interaction with non offenders creates a positive influence and […]

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Reflections on ASIS International conference

Earlier this month was the 12th ASIS International European Security Conference and Exhibition in Gothenburg Sweden. The conference provided a comprehensive education programme covering a range of topics from animal rights extremism, to cyber security, to the Syrian revolution. As well as presentations there were also panel discussions, case studies and networking events. Our director, Martin Gill, not only attended […]

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Smoking cessation work with Looked After Children

Perpetuity is currently conducting an evaluation of work undertaken in one local area, to support Looked After Children living in residential care homes, to stop smoking. Care home staff face a number of difficulties in enforcing no smoking rules to provide smoke-free environments for young people, and therefore the service are keen to develop their understanding of the value and […]

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Free Access to Security Journal during April!

From April 1-30, 2013 Palgrave Macmillan is offering free online access to all its journals, including Security Journal.  If you have not had a chance to sample the journal we hope you will take advantage of this opportunity. We also encourage you to spread the word to your colleagues! For more information about the promotion please visit www.palgrave.com/accessallareas. You can […]

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13th March – National No Smoking Day

Today is national No Smoking Day and www.wequit.co.uk offer a range of resources to support smokers to quit. Perpetuity has a particular interest in smoking prevention and cessation initiatives – as part of our Healthy Communities research strand – we have undertaken a number of evaluations of initiatives in this area. For more information see the ‘Healthy Communities’ page of […]

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