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Dr Lewys Brace

Lecturer in Data Analysis (Criminology)

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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

Research interests

- Extremism

- Terrorism

- Online radicalisation

- Cybercrime/terrorism/warfare

- 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

Biography

Qualifications
- 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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