Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST)
Dr Lewys Brace
Lecturer in Data Analysis (Criminology)
Lewys Brace is a Lecturer in Data Analysis and part of the University of Exeter's Q-Step Centre, where he specialises in data science, extremism, terrorism, cybercrime, and Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT).
His research currently focuses on online extremist radicalisation and the development of computational research methods for the social sciences.
He is a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute (https://www.turing.ac.uk/) and the lead for the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence's Security and Policing theme (https://www.exeter.ac.uk/idsai/researchthemes/). He can be found on Twitter with the handle @Lew_Brace.
Research group links
- Online radicalisation
- Quantitative research methods
- Social Data Science
- Numerical and Computational research methods
- Artifical Intelligeence/machine learning
- Natural Language Processing
- 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.