Brå: Fewer crimes reported in Sweden in March 2020

16 April 2020

Fewer crimes reported in Sweden in March 2020 – the first month of the pandemic The Swedish Crime Prevention Council (Brå) has published preliminary statistics on crimes reported to the police in March 2020 and made an overview of the consequences of the pandemic. Brå finds that on a general level, the number of reported…

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NSfK Newsletter for March 2020

09 April 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK Newsletter March…

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Digital disputations in the Nordic countries

03 April 2020

Congratulations to the new Nordic PhDs in criminology and related sciences! In the spring of 2020 it has been possible to follow digital disputations for PhD in criminology and related sciences at Nordic universities. We here take the opportunity to congratulate the new Nordic PhDs! Looking forward to your further research. The information below is…

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Change in Nordic Drug Policy?

01 April 2020

During the spring a couple of interviews and debate articles on Swedish and Nordic drug policies have been published by/with professor emeritus Henrik Tham, Stockholm University. You find links to this media material here below. Henrik Tham is also leading the NSfK-funded Nordic working group “Changing Nordic Drug Policy?” The working-group looks into the question…

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NSfK New name in English

23 March 2020

New name: Nordic Research Council for Criminology NSfKs name in Swedish/Scandinavian has been Nordiska Samarbetsrådet för Kriminologi. Previously this has translated to Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology in English. In order to better show the contributing member countries as well as the scope of the organization, the Council decided at it´s annual meeting March 2-3…

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NSfK Researchgrants awarded 2020

18 March 2020

At the NSfK Council´s  meeting in Helsinki March 2nd-3rd 2020, the Council decided ia on this years´ Researchgrants. By application DL in November last year 31 applications had been submitted. Grants of a total 3 132 284 SEK were awarded to five Nordic researchprojects, of which one a joint Nordic project. Congratulations! Click on this…

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NSfK Newsletter for February 2020

18 March 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK Newsletter…

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NSfK Newsletter for January 2020

13 February 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK Newsletter…

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NSfK Newsletter for December 2019

24 January 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK Newsletter…

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Winner of NJC Best Article 2019

23 January 2020

Synøve Nygaard Andersen is the author of Best Article 2019, NJC Synøve Nygaard Andersen, PhD and researcher at Statistics Norway, is the author of the award winning article “Partners in crime? Post-release recidivism among solo and co-offenders in Norway“. Congratulations Synøve! How does it feel to win this award? Thank you very much! Receiving this…

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