Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak we have repeatedly been reminded of the important role that effective risk communication plays in response and recovery. The absence of a vaccine has meant that early communications focused on public health guidance to stem virus transmission (lockdown...

Trilateral Research joins twenty-two partners from across the EU in the newly launched three-year Horizon 2020 STRATEGY project to improve the interoperability of crisis management systems, tools and operational procedures for effective disaster response within and between borders. Crisis management involves the coordination of a number...

The threat of ransomware is rapidly evolving in not only sophistication but prevalence. Most recently, details have come to light, exposing the extent of the ransomware attack against US-based Magellan Health affecting over 364,000 individuals. Although ransomware attacks have been an emerging trend for several...

What is Behavioural Science? It is the science of understanding how people behave,  their motivations and attitudes including both their rational and irrational behaviours. It allows us to gain a better understanding of a person’s actions, biases, outlooks and opinions. This, in turn, sheds light...

What does your role involve in Lincolnshire Police? I am a Detective Inspector, managing areas of ‘vulnerability’.  I am the Police safeguarding hub manager, responsible for managing Public Protection Notification (PPN) referrals to partner agencies. I oversee child exploitation, child abuse and adult vulnerability, and I...

Imagine a world where we can focus on the people that need us and automate the fiddly tasks that often get in the way? A possible solution The last two years has seen a huge increase of the development of apps and technologies aimed at assisting NGOs...

Water services are increasingly finding new pathways to reduce water insecurity, through technical and organisational innovations. ‘Smart city’ measures, such as interconnected sensor technologies, deployment of drones, and the collection of citizen-generated information on water anomalies can bolster our ability to prevent and respond to harms...

ROXANNE is a security project funded under the European Union Horizon 2020 innovation programme. ROXANNE brings together research institutions, law enforcement agencies and industry to build tools to assist law enforcement in tackling organised crime and terrorist groups. Surveillance of these organised crime and terrorist groups takes...

In April 2020, we published a post titled ‘Why is human security important?’ to kick-off a series of blog posts for Project HAMOC exploring the importance of this concept for planning and analysis of the human environment in conflict and crisis situations. In the current...

Trilateral Research joins twelve partners from across the EU in the newly launched three-year Horizon 2020 project CC-DRIVER to examine the drivers behind cybercriminality in the EU with a special focus on the factors that lead young people to cybercrime. “Booming cybercriminality is causing enormous economic...

Imagine an individual with a known criminal past has recently renewed his passport with a morphed image created by combining his own photo with that of another person without a criminal record. Submitting a morphed image is possible since applications for passport renewal allow applicants...

Never has the concept of human security been as important as it is today as the world responds to the global pandemic COVID-19, which broke out in Wuhan, China in December 2019. On the day of writing, 7 April 2020, the World Health Organisation has...

On Monday 9th March 2020 the NO-FEAR partners hosted a webinar discussing the response to the COVID-19 outbreak across four different countries – Italy, Spain, Israel and France. Approximately 500 participants from across the world had the opportunity to listen about differences in diagnosis, treatment, acute patient...

While easy to make commentary about it, information remains a major challenge during pandemics. In part, this is because when a new disease emerges, authorities are almost automatically one step behind at the start, playing catch up for months, trying to identify and understand the...

Trilateral Research is collaborating with the Universidad de La Sabana in the PATCH (Patterns of Child Recruitment in Colombia) project. The project aims to identify patterns and dynamics of recruitment of children in Colombia from a social-tech angle. Trilateral will develop machine learning and Natural Language...

Trilateral joins 28 organisations across Europe who will develop a cutting-edge platform for providing practical support to Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and practitioners in the fight against terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime, as part of the newly launched PREVISION project. There is a common belief that...

We are proud to announce Trilateral Research's new project focused on on the experiences of victims of crime in relation to their interactions with the Garda Síochána (the police service of the Republic of Ireland). The project will provide important insights into: The nature and quality...

In complex conflicts and crises, the security of individuals and populations can be threatened in a myriad of ways that exacerbate wider insecurity and violence. Human security-oriented approaches are crucial for military planning in order to assist military actors, confer real protection and promote the empowerment...

The WHO and UNICEF reported in 2019 that at least 2.2 billion people around the world lack safe drinking water. Despite this, these threats are often presented as a distant ‘other’, occurring in environments well outside of our own. As such, we rarely appreciate the...

In the face of natural or man-made disaster, urban search and rescue teams and other first responders like police, medical units or civil protection race against the clock to locate survivors within the critical 72-hour timeframe, often at their own peril due to the presence...

Preparing for and responding to today’s dynamic conflicts and complex crises requires military planners to develop a strong and deep understanding of the range of threats that affect the security of people and communities – and how this insecurity exacerbates conflict and instability. This means incorporating a...

Trilateral and COPKIT partners are now looking for new members to join its Ethical and Societal Impact Advisory Board (ESIAB) to support the project’s development in addressing ethical, legal and societal challenges related to the envisioned use the law enforcement investigation tools developed within the...

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