AQMeN International Conference: Rediscovering inequalities: exploring the interconnections between crime, education and urban segregation

This event took place on 26-27th October 2016 at the John McIntyre Conference Centre, University of Edinburgh. You can view the presentations from the keynote speakers at this event here. You can also view the plenary sessions in full via the AQMeN YouTube channel. The aim of the conference was to offer a forum for researchers, policy makers and practitioners

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About AQMeN

The Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) was a research centre funded by ESRC from 2013-2017 to develop a dynamic and pioneering set of projects to improve our understanding of current social issues in the UK and provide policy makers and practitioners with robust, independent, research-based evidence to build a better future. AQMeN had three primary strands of research involving a

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Can Scotland shake off its violent reputation?

AQMeN Director Professor Susan McVie explores Scotland’s reputation as ‘the most violent country in the developed world’ in this blog post. Drawing on figures from the Scottish Government Homicide in Scotland 2014-15 bulletin, together with data from the 2012/13 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, AQMeN research on crime and victimisation and a number of international and UK comparative studies, Professor

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