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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Published

    Changing crime-mix patterns of offending over the life course: a comparative study in England & Wales and the Netherlands.

    Elliott, A., Francis, B. J., Soothill, K. L. & Blokland, A., 6/03/2017, The Routledge Handbook of Life-Course Criminology. Blokland, A. & van der Geest, V. (eds.). London: Routledge, (Routledge International Handbooks).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  2. Published

    Competing risks, persistence and desistance in analyzing recidivism.

    Escarela, G., Francis, B. J. & Soothill, K. L., 12/2000, In: Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 16, 4, p. 385-414 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Advances in GLIM and Statistical Modelling: Proceedings of the GLIM92 Conference and the 7th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling

    Fahrmeir, L., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Tutz, G., 1992, Berlin: Springer Verlag. 225 p. (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 78)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  4. Published

    The standard spending assessment as a measure of spending needs in a non-metropolitan district.

    Flowerdew, R., Francis, B. J. & Lucas, S., 1994, In: Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 12, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Health and education expenditure in the United Kingdom: what priority?

    Forster, D. P., Francis, B., Frost, C. E. B. & Heath, P. J., 03/1981, In: Health Policy and Education. 2, 1, p. 77-84 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  6. Published

    A study of domiciliary physiotherapy in general practice

    Forster, D. P., Francis, B., Frost, C. E. B. & Armstrong, W. D., 1981, In: Community Medicine. 3, p. 14-24 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Explaining changing patterns of crime: a focus on burglary and age-period-cohort models

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K. J., 2005, Questioning crime and criminology. Peelo, M. & Soothill, K. (eds.). Cullompton: Willan, p. 102-119 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  8. Published

    A new approach for ranking crime seriousness : the use of paired comparison methodology.

    Francis, B. J., Soothill, K. L. & Dittrich, R., 2001, In: British Journal of Criminology. 41, 4, p. 726-737 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Does sex offending lead to homicide?

    Francis, B. J. & Soothill, K. L., 04/2000, In: Journal of Forensic Psychology. 11, 1, p. 49-61 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Statistical modelling of university conditional offer requirements.

    Francis, B. J., Barry, J. & Fulton, O., 1993, In: Studies in Higher Education. 18, 1, p. 27-42 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Visualisation of event histories.

    Francis, B. J. & Fuller, M., 1996, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 159, 2, p. 301-308 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Identifying patterns of offending behaviour: a new approach to typologies of crime.

    Francis, B. J., Fligelstone, R. & Soothill, K., 2004, In: European Journal of Criminology. 1, 1, p. 48-87 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    A latent Markov model for detecting patterns of criminal activity.

    Francis, B. J., Bartolucci, F. & Pennoni, F., 01/2007, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 170, 1, p. 115-132 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Multiple cohort data, delinquent generations and criminal careers.

    Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E. & Soothill, K., 05/2004, In: Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. 20, 2, p. 103-126 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Estimation issues and generational changes in modelling criminal career length

    Francis, B. J., Piquero, A. R. & Soothill, K., 01/2007, In: Crime and Delinquency. 53, 1, p. 84-105 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Analysing partial ranks by using smoothed paired comparison methods: an investigation of value orientation in Europe.

    Francis, B., Dittrich, R., Hatzinger, R. & Penn, R. D., 1/07/2002, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics). 51, 3, p. 319-336 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Bertin, Lexis and the graphical representation of event histories.

    Francis, B. & Pritchard, J., 06/1998, In: Bulletin du Comite Francais de Cartographie. 156, p. 80-88 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Using homicide data to assist murder investigations.

    Francis, B., Barry, J., Bowater, R., Miller, N., Soothill, K. & Ackerley, E., 2004, London: Home Office, 58 p. (Home Office Online Report ; vol. 26/04).

    Research output: Working paper

  19. Published

    Modeling heterogeneity in ranked responses by nonparametric maximum likelihood: How do Europeans get their scientific knowledge?

    Francis, B., Dittrich, R. & Hatzinger, R., 2010, In: Annals of Applied Statistics. 4, 4, p. 2181-2202 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Conceptualising recidivism for prediction and risk

    Francis, B., 05/2011, Recidivism and Reoffending in South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Open Society Foundation, p. 16-21 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  21. Published

    Criminal Lifestyle Specialization: Female Offending in England and Wales

    Francis, B., Liu, J. & Soothill, K., 06/2010, In: International Criminal Justice Review. 20, 2, p. 188-204 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    When do ex-offenders become like non-offenders?

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 2009, In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 48, 4, p. 373-387 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Using the Offenders Index to investigate patterns of offending.

    Francis, B., Liu, J. & Soothill, K., 2008, Proceedings of the 13th Government Statistical Service methodology conference. London: Office of National Statistics, UK

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  24. Published

    The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL: building trust and statistical skills across disciplines

    Francis, B., Abram, B. & Peelo, M., 2007, CETL-MSOR Conference 2006 Loughborough University 11th – 12th September Conference Proceedings. Green, D. (ed.). Birmingham, UK: The Maths, Stats & OR Network

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  25. Published

    Predicting Reconviction Rates in Northern Ireland

    Francis, B., Harman, J. & Humphreys, L., 2005, Belfast: Northern Ireland Office. 16 p. (Research and Statistical Bulletin; vol. 2005, no. 7/2005)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

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