NSfK Annual Report 2019

12 June 2020

NSfK Annual Report 2019 is now published at our web. NSfKs Annual Reports are written in a Scandinavian language.   Link to report here: NSfK Annual Report 2019 For previous reports, please click here. The Minutes from NSfK´s Council meetings in 2019 you find here.

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More funding for NSfK grants 2021

08 May 2020

As many of the planned activities for 2002 are cancelled due to the covid-19 pandemic, some budget funds are released. The Council of NSfK held a meeting on May 5th and decided that these funds will be used to strengthen the funds for research grants in the general call for 2021. In addition to the…

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Nominate for European Crime Prevention Award

23 April 2020

The European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA) is a contest that rewards the best European crime prevention project. In 2019 the “Sofielund Approach” , Sweden, won the award. Nomination for the ECPA 2020 is now open and is made to the national contact organizations. DL for nomination varies among the EU-member states. For contact information to…

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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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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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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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Participation in the Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2020

22 January 2020

The next Stockholm Criminology Symposium takes place June 9-11 in Stockholm, Sweden. The main theme for the 2020 Symposium is “Gun violence: sound knowledge and countermeasures”, and the organizers welcome both speakers and delegates to register. The Stockholm Criminology Symposium is an important international arena where criminologists, policy makers, practitioners and others engaged in criminal…

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