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Welcome to our new contact secretary

Frederikke Hougaard Hansen works in crime prevention at the Danish Prison and Probation Service.

She replaces Helena Birk Oxlund as contact secretary for Denmark.

Welcome to the NSfK!

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NSfK News

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Seven Nordic research projects and working groups awarded funding

The Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s research grants.

NSfK has awarded grants for criminological research to provide new insights into a variety of topics, including drug wholesaling, responses to hate crime, sentiments on crime and punishment in the Nordics, restorative justice, prevention of child sexual offences, and more.

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NTfK

New issue of NTfK

The most recent issue of Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab is out now.

Read the issue.

NSfK Blog

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Does treatment, education and work during the prison term have any significance for the risk of recidivism?

Since the turn of the millennium, levels of recidivism following a prison term have declined in Sweden.

What is the importance of treatment, education and work during the prison term in reducing the risk of recidivism?

New blog post by Lena Roxell.

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NSfK Blog

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Punishment Severity and Recidivism – A Study on Driving Under Influence

Does punishment severity matter for recidivism and social integration?

This blog post by Karoliina Suonpää is based on a study on Driving Under Influence.

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NJC

New issue of the NJC

The most recent issue of the Nordic Journal of Criminology is out now.

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NSfK Blog

Sex Slaves, Monsters, and Superheroes

Think about the last time you read, heard, or saw anything about sex trafficking. This story includes three set characters: a naïve girl-child, an evil foreigner, and a heroic rescuer. In my research, I have shown that the sex trafficking story follows the classic folk tale of ‘the maiden’s tragedy’.

New blog post by Anita Heber.

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NSfK News

Emelí Lönnqvist winner of NJC Best Article Prize 2023

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the NJC Best Article Prize 2023 is Emelí Lönnqvist with her article “Prisoners of process: The development of remand prisoner rates in the Nordic countries”. The article was published in Nordic Journal of Criminology last year. Congratulations!

Read our interview with the winner.

NSfK Blog

Interviews During the Pandemic: Why Video Didn’t Kill the Audio Star

For the first article of my doctoral dissertation, I interviewed the police and prosecutors on their decision-making regarding victim offender mediation during 2020 and 2021. I planned to conduct the interviews face to face, as it enables a natural social setting for capturing lived experiences. Then the pandemic arrived, and I had to rethink my options for data inquiry. 

New blog post by Aino Jauhiainen

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NSfK News

  • Newsletter – May 2024

    Welcome to our new Danish contact secretary! Frederikke Hougaard Hansen replaces Helena Birk Oxlund as contact secretary for Denmark. We thank Helena for her excellent work and welcome Frederikke to the NSfK.

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  • Welcome to our new contact secretary

    Frederikke Hougaard Hansen works in crime prevention at the Danish Prison and Probation Service, where her primary focus is on psychosocial initiatives for sexual offenders, substance abusers and inmates at risk of suicide. She graduated with a master’s degree in crimonology from the University of Aalborg in 2021. Her thesis was on psychological violence among…

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  • Newsletter – April 2024

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J. IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Emelí Lönnqvist If you have any questions or comments about NSfKs activities, please contact the Chair or the secretariat. The contact secretaries are responsible for the national contributions.To include anything to the Newsletter, please send an email to the contact secretary in your…

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