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Dr Lewys Brace

Lecturer in Data Analysis (Crimonology)


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Lewys Brace is a Lecturer in Data Analysis and part of the University of Exeter's Q-Step Centre. He is also the academic lead for the Pathways to Data Analytics Programme.

His research focuses on both extremist radicalisation and the development of computational research methods.  He has recently received a CREST award to conduct research on far-right online forums, with Dr. Stephane Baele and Dr. Travis Coan.

Research group links

Research interests

- Extremist radicalisation

- Online radicalisation and online eco-systems

- Cybercrime/terrorism/warfare

- Quantitative research methods

- Social Data Science

- Numerical and Computational research methods

- Artifical Intelligeence/machine learning

- Open-source Intelligence


Research Groups Links:
-Exeter Q-Step Centre


- PhD in Complex Systems Simulation - Computational Research Methods, University of Southampton, UK.
- MSc Social and Cultural Research Methods, Brunel University, UK.
- BSc (Hons) Police Studies, Buckinghamshire New University, UK.

Professional accreditations:
- Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
- Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP), University of Exeter.
- Fellowship of the University of Exeter's ASPIRE, University of Exeter.


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