Resources, Related Networks & Funding Opportunities


Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalisation that Lead to Terrorism: Report by Professor Peter R. Neumann, Foreword by Sebastian Kurz. 
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From Daesh to 'Diaspora':Tracing the Women and Minors of Islamic State. 
Joanna Cook and Gina Vale.
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The Prevention Project: Organizing Against Violent Extremism.
A Roadmap to Progress: The State of the Global P/CVE Agenda. Read More >


Tinnes, Judith. 2018 ‘A Resources List for Terrorism Research: Journals, Websites, Bibliographies.’ Perspectives on Terrorism (12: 4). Read More >

Understanding Youth Resilience to Violent Extremism: A Standardised Research Measure:  Principal Investigators, Michele Grossman and Michael Ungar,  Read More >

Strategy to Engage Communities and Address the Drivers of Violent Extremism (2017-2020). Prepared by GCERF, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund.
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Journey to Extremism in Africa.
 United Nations, Development Program. Read More >


The Rise and Fall of Violent Extremism: The Science Behind Community-Based Interventions. Authored by Jocelyn J. Bélanger.
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Surveys and Countering Violent Extremism. Prepared by Matthew Nanes and Bryony Lau.
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Egmont Paper 97:
Anticipating the Post-Daesh
Landscape (Oct 2017)

Rik Coolsaet.

Youth and Violent Extremism on Social Media: Mapping the Research: Prepared by Séraphin Alava, Divina Frau-Meigs, Ghayda Hassan with the collaboration of Hasna Hussein and Yuanyuan Wei.
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Report 5: Review of Educational Initiatives in Counter-Extremism Internationally: Report by Lynn Davies.
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Counter Conversations: A model for direct engagement with individuals showing signs of radicalisation online. 
Report by Jacob Davey, Jonathan Birdwell, Rebecca Skellett. Read More >

  Interviewing the families of young people who have joined or attempted to join violent conflict.  Report prepared by Vivian Gerrand and Michele Grossman.  Read More >

Interviewing the families of young people who have joined or attempted to join violent conflict. Report prepared by Vivian Gerrand and Michele Grossman. Read More >

External Links

Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST)
Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS)
Radicalisation Awareness Network – European Commission (RAN)
VOX-Pol Network of Excellence for Research on Violent Online Political Extremism
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ISCR)
Institute for Security Studies Africa (ISS)
International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism
Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations
Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence
Radicalisation Research
Funding Opportunities

CREST Commissioning Programme: Third Broad Topic Solicitation

Following the success of our previous commissioning calls, CREST is again seeking to identify and fund innovative and forward-looking economic, behavioural and social science research that will contribute to our understanding of contemporary security threats. The total amount available for this Call will be up to £1.12million (at 100% fEC).

Individual researchers and research teams in academic institutions, research organisations, SMEs, and industry, including previously successful applicants, are all eligible for commissioning funds.

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