Posted Jan 11th 2022

A research team from the University of Stirling, including CRISP Director Professor William Webster, has been awarded a research grant to review best practice relating to how police forces introduce new emerging technologies into policing practice.  The research project is designed specifically to support the Scottish Government funded Independent Advisory Group on the use of emerging...

Posted Dec 17th 2021

CRISP is delighted to announce that a state of the art literature review, covering surveillance in standard, remote and platform work is now available.

The review has been authored by Kirstie Ball in conjunction with the Joint Research Council of the European Commission. It integrates research from the business disciplines and considers implications for managers, organizations and...

It's a book and a heart, because we still love books!

Posted Dec 17th 2021

Hello everyone! It's book proposal time again!

We've been a bit slow off the mark announcing the call this time around (pandemic and all that), so we've offered an extended deadline to the end of January. 

As some of you may already know, CRISP runs a book series for Routledge entitled Routledge Studies in Surveillance. It's important to us that new, exciting, book-length...

Posted Nov 19th 2021

CRISP is delighted to announce that a new research project has been secured to undertake an evidence review of the use body-worn video cameras in a policing context with specific reference to policy-citizens relations.  The Stirling research team includes Professor William Webster, Dr Diana Miranda and Mr Charles Leleux.  The research is being funded by the Scottish Institute for Policing...

Posted Jun 22nd 2021

*This article was first published on the VUB Chair in Surveillance Studies Blog, June 11th 2021 and is inspired by a seminar on workplace surveillance that took place on March 19th 2021. It implicitly quotes and paraphrases speaker Kirstie Ball*

Following a UK Supreme Court decision ruling that Uber drivers are in fact workers, Uber announced March 16th 2021 that its 70,000 drivers will...

Anuj Puri (left) and Jorge Campos (right) 

Posted Jun 7th 2021

Amidst the current doom and gloom of the third wave, CRISP has good news to share! Congratulations go to two of our doctoral students, Jorge Campos and Anuj Puri.

Jorge was recently awarded his PhD entitled  'The Dynamics of Data Donation', at the University of St Andrews.   His thesis, supervised by Kirstie Ball and examined by Priscilla Regan and Fergus Neville, was described by the...

It's a book and a heart, because we love books

Posted Jun 7th 2021

Hello everyone! It's book proposal time again!

Thanks to everyone who contacted us in the last call for proposals. We are currently working on some very exciting manuscripts which should be hitting the shelves very soon indeed. 

As some of you may already know, CRISP runs a book series for Routledge entitled Routledge Studies in Surveillance. It's important to us that new, exciting...

Posted Apr 20th 2021

2021 Annual Conference of the European Group for Public Administration

EGPA Permanent Study Group I on e-Government

The 2021 Annual Conference of the European Group for Public Administration will be held in Brussels, Belgium, from the 7th to the 10th of September 2021. The Conference is being organised by the EGPA/IIAS Secretariat in close cooperation with key partners. For this...

Posted Apr 20th 2021

Ethical and Legal Challenges of Emerging Information and Communication Technologies

Deadline for abstracts extended to 17th May!!


Security issues will always be high on the public policy agenda. Persisting security threats, like terrorism and public safety, are complemented by new concerns, such as the emergence of technological solutions to manage the threat posed by...

Posted Feb 5th 2021

Dr Daniel Trottier and his team at ERASMUS are proud to announce that this week they have launched their new MA In Digitalisation, Surveillance and Societies, beginning Autumn 2021. Apply for your place now!

The integration of digital technologies into a range of everyday practices create and perpetuate a number of contemporary and cross-sector issues that require better understanding...