Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) and Centre for Research and Evidence of Security Threats (CREST) of the UK partnered to provide federal, provincial & municipal policy makers, law enforcement, academics andstudents with a day long workshop of some of the latest research in the field happening in Canada and the UK. The workshop included nineteen speakers and four panels: 1) Conspiracies & Extremist Subcultures; 2) Countering Extremism/Terrorism 3) Foreign Fighters & Radicalization 4) Radicalization in Different Contexts.
The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) is a national hub for understanding, countering and mitigating security threats. CREST brings together the UK’s foremost expertise in understanding the psychological and social drivers of the threat, the skills and technologies that enable its effective investigation, and the protective security measures that help counter the threat in the first place. It does so within a context of significant stakeholder and international researcher engagement, and with a clear plan for sustained and long-term growth.