Lucy Strang

Lucinda Strang
S1119
Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.S.Sc. in applied anthropology and participatory development, Australian National University; L.L.B., Australian National University; B.A. in English and history, Australian National University

Media Resources

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Overview

Lucy Strang is an analyst at RAND Europe, focusing on communities, safety and justice research. Prior to joining RAND, she worked as research manager at the Cambridge Centre for Evidence Based Policing, working on a randomised controlled policing experiment in Trinidad and Tobago. Strang has also worked for the Victoria Departments of Justice and Transport in Australia, providing research into matters of law, security and social policy, and for CARE Cambodia, focusing on human rights and education projects.

She holds bachelor degrees in law and arts (English and history) and a master of applied anthropology and participatory development, all from the Australian National University. Her research interests include criminal justice, education and international development.

Selected Publications

Lawrence W. Sherman, Stephen Williams, Barak Ariel, Lucinda R. Strang, Neil Wain, Molly Slothower, and Andre Norton, "An Integrated Theory of Hot Spots Patrol Strategy: Implementing Prevention by Scaling Up and Feeding Back," Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 30(2):95-122, 2014

Commentary

  • A National Health Service London ambulance drives in London, Britain, January 24, 2017

    Siren Song: How Ambulance Data Could Help Police Forces in England and Wales

    Ambulance data is a new form of intelligence which may have value for violence prevention or reduction activities. Police forces can use this data to help identify violent crime that goes unreported to police, and aid problem-solving activities to reduce and prevent violence.

    Jan 29, 2018 Policing Insight

  • An ambulance waits next to a police car outside the emergency department at St Thomas' Hospital in central London, Britain May 12, 2017

    Can Ambulance Data Help Police Forces Do More with Less?

    Police forces in England and Wales may not be aware of a large proportion of violent incidents taking place in their areas. Ambulance data could contribute to a more complete picture of violent crime and help police target resources more effectively.

    Oct 24, 2017 The Daily Telegraph

  • Professor and university students in a lecture hall

    Before We Measure Teaching Quality, We Should Know What It Is

    The lack of an evidence base on teaching quality and its impact in higher education points to a need for more research, made more pressing by the imminent roll-out of the Teaching Excellence Framework, which intends to assess and monitor teaching quality at UK higher education institutions.

    Nov 29, 2016 Research Fortnight

  • Police search a demonstrator from the Occupy London movement as he leaves a building owned by banking giant UBS in the City of London, November 30, 2011

    Reform of 'Stop and Search' Requires Effective Communication

    The UK's Home Office commissioned the development of a new training package and standard of practice for the use of stop and search. As the program is rolled out nationally, officers need to receive consistent and persuasive messages about the purpose and goals of the training.

    Oct 27, 2016 Police Oracle

  • Mother holding her baby while working from home

    Is It Time to Extend Maternity Leave Across Europe?

    Any policy solution for extending maternity leave must strike a balance between protecting infant health through extended breastfeeding and mitigating any potentially negative impact on the mother's career progression or increased costs to business.

    Sep 13, 2016 EurActiv

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