May 11-12, 2023
School of Criminology – Faculty of Law, University of Porto Porto, Portugal
The School of Criminology of the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto and the CJS Research Center are organizing this International Conference to take place on May 11-12, 2023.
In a context of strong globalization and the emergence of new technologies, crime has evolved adopting new forms of delinquency, taking place in different contexts, and involving the activity of criminals technically more gifted, up-to-date, and increasingly organized in a reticular structure. In response to this trend, criminal investigation as well as academic research on criminal phenomena call for the use of the accumulated contributions of several scientific areas (e.g., mathematics) in addition to Criminology, reflecting that, after all, knowledge and use that is made of it, respect an organization of a system, a system of concepts, languages, methods, and metrics. The most recent advances in criminal data processing have been very significant, with an impact on how data are collected and organized, as well as on methods and techniques used to produce useful information for both academic and criminal investigations.