Ferhat Tura is a Research Fellow at the Nottingham Centre for Children, Young People and Families. His current role involves evaluating the projects that are applied by the Small Steps Big Changes programme to improve the outcomes of children aged 0 to 3 in Nottingham.
Ferhat is also a final-year PhD candidate in Criminology and is researching the role of problem-oriented policing in the burglary drop in England and Wales.
Prior to joining Nottingham Trent University in 2015, Ferhat worked at several positions in the public sector in Turkey between 2010 and 2014. He subsequently graduated from Cardiff University with a Masters in Crime, Safety and Justice (Merit) in 2015. Prior to joining the Nottingham Centre for Children, Young People and Families, he was a Research Assistant for the Quantitative and Spatial Criminology Research Group at Nottingham Trent University where he contributed to two projects - Neighbourhood Watch Membership:Trends, Obstacles, Members' and Potential Members' Profiles and Community Engagement Area Classification. Ferhat also taught Explaining Criminal Behaviour and Introduction to Criminal Justice System modules at Nottingham Trent University. He is an ONS (Office for National Statistics) approved researcher.