In a modern world, we face many security challenges. Our research explores how we can effectively protect the safety of people, organisations and societies – both physically and electronically.

In this Security and Risk theme blog, our experts cover topics including government regulations, online safety, cyber wars and travel security.

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In a modern world, we face many security challenges. Our research explores how we can effectively protect the safety of people, organisations and societies – both physically and electronically.

In this Security and Risk theme blog, our experts cover topics including government regulations, online safety, cyber wars and travel security.

42 posts found

Ukraine war: Russia’s military campaign hindered by the rivers in Donbas One of the keys to planning a military campaign is to take into account the type of terrain the war will take place on. The frontlines of the Ukraine conflict underline how important this is – they are mainly defined by rivers and other land-based obstacles.

17 June 2022 6 min read

Teaching fellow Christopher Morris writes in The Conversation on the type of terrain the war will take place on, and how the frontlines of the Ukraine conflict underline how important that is as they are mainly defined by rivers and other land-based obstacles.

Ship in River - Photo by Ian Yates on Unsplash

Ukraine war why popular resistance is a big problem for Russia

13 June 2022 9 min read

Teaching fellow Christopher Morris discussing Ukraine war and why popular resistance is a big problem for Russia

War Image Photo by Levi Meir Clancy on Unsplash

Ukraine: Russia boasts of its precision missiles – so why are hospitals being destroyed? In Ukraine, the World Health Organization had identified 82 Russian military attacks on Ukrainian healthcare facilities by 4 April.

05 April 2022 Professor Peter Lee 6 min read

Professor Peter Lee writes for The Conversation on how despite Russia boasting about the capabilities of its precision-guided missiles, there has been 82 Russian military attacks on Ukrainian healthcare facilities

A room in an abandoned building which has been destroyed

How tech is driving new forms of domestic abuse Perpetrators of domestic abuse are increasingly exploiting digital tools to coerce and control their victims

22 February 2022 Dr Lisa Sugiura 6 min read

Dr Lisa Sugiura writes for The Conversation on how perpetrators of domestic abuse are increasingly exploiting digital tools to coerce and control their victims

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