Matt Ashby is a lecturer in criminology who joined NTU in September 2015. He teaches on the BA (Hons) Criminology course and conducts research, mainly on the role of places in shaping crime and on transport crime.
Matt Ashby is a former police officer and police intelligence researcher.
Matt Ashby's research focuses on how the environment and characteristics of places influence crime, crime on public transport networks and police activity.
Sponsors and collaborators
Matt Ashby has worked on research projects with the British Transport Police, the National Crime Agency and Barnardo's.
- Crime prevention
- Crime on public transport
- Crime analysis
- How crime concentrates in time and space
- Police tactics
- Metal theft