Symposium: Understanding and Preventing 'Cuckooing' Victimisation

A one-day symposium exploring the latest thinking and research evidence around 'cuckooing' victimisation.

Bringing together academics, police professionals, criminal justice practitioners and voluntary sector representatives, this one-day symposium will explore the latest thinking and research evidence around 'cuckooing' victimisation. A core objective of the symposium will be to share knowledge and experience of how ‘cuckooing’ can be prevented, both in relation to target-hardening potential victims and identifying ‘cuckooing’ perpetrators.

The symposium will include networking opportunities and presentations from experts.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Simon Harding - Director of the National Centre for Gang Research, University of West London
  • Professor Stephen Macdonald - Durham University
  • Dr Rosemary Broad - University of Manchester
  • Dr Amy Loughery - University of Leeds
  • Fiona Gaffney - Yorkshire and Humber ROCU

A full agenda will be circulated nearer the time.

This event is free to attend, however registration is required via Eventbrite. 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please contact Laura Bainbridge if you have any specific dietary requirements -