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Anneleen Rummens works as a PhD student at the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy. Her doctoral research investigates the use of predictive policing as a tool for crime prediction and prevention, under supervision of Prof. dr. Wim Hardyns and Prof. dr. Lieven Pauwels. This research project consists of both a methodological and an operational analysis, focusing on both the analytical and practical aspects of predictive policing. Anneleen holds a MSc degree in Statistics from KU Leuven (Belgium). Her main research interests are predictive policing, predictive modelling and the spatio-temporal analysis of crime.

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  • Predictive policing
  • Predictive modelling
  • Spatio-temporal analysis of crime

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  • 2017-2020 – PhD – Predictive policing as a tool for crime prediction and prevention: A methodological and operational evaluation
  • 2016 – Research project – Criteria for the evaluation of crime prevention practices (in cooperation with the European Network for Crime Prevention)
  • 2015 – Research project – Predictieve analyse ter bestrijding van criminaliteit (of Antwerp – Ghent University)