Ben Brewster

Hi! I'm a researcher doing work around Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery. Sometimes i do work on other crime and security issues too.

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// PROJECTS.

Here’s a selection of the projects i’ve worked on! Click on the headings for more detail about each project.

Slavery Free Communities.

I work on the Slavery Free Communities Programme at the Rights Lab

MIICT.

I’m was the primary investigator on MIICT, an EU H2020 project looking to re-design frontline public services to improve access for migrants and refugees.

Multi-Agency Responses to Modern Slavery.

I’m currently working to finalise my PhD Thesis focusing on the use of multi-agency partnerships to tackle Human Traficking and Modern Slavery in the UK.

AEsOP.

With AEsOP (Applied Engagement for Community Particpation) i worked to design an educational videogame to raise awareness of community policing with vulnerable groups and children.

UNITY.

In UNITY I looked into the role of technology as a means to improve the engagement and collaboration between the police and the communities they serve.

COURAGE.

In COURAGE, I worked with the European Commission to define the future research agenda for cybercrime in the EU.

EPOOLICE.

In ePOOLICE I looked into how information posted on the web and social media could be leveraged to help prevent crime, focusing specifically on Human Trafficking and drug crime.

UINFC2.

In UINFC2, I hepled investigate how advanced tehnological tools might be used to help prevent the sexual exploitaiton of children online.

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