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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  2. Published

    Latent class approaches for modelling multiple ordinal items

    Francis, B., 11/11/2018, ASMOD 2018 : Proceedings of the Advanced Statistical Modelling for Ordinal Data Conference : Naples, 24-26 October 2018 . Capecchi, S., Di Iorio, F. & Simone, R. (eds.). Napoli: FedOAPress, p. 3-13 10 p. 2

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

  3. 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

  4. Published

    Changing prevalence of sex offender convictions: disentangling age, period, and cohort effects over time

    Francis, B., Hargreaves, C. & Soothill, K., 15/08/2015, Sex offenders: a criminal career approach. Blokland, A. & Lussier, P. (eds.). Chichester: Wiley, p. 231-256 26 p.

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

  5. Published

    Homicide in England and Wales

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 01/2012, Handbook of European homicide research: patterns, explanations, and country studies. Liem, M. & Pridemore, W. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 287-300 14 p.

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

  6. 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)

  7. Published

    Considering paradigms of crime reduction in different contexts

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 04/2011, National and international perspectives on crime and policing: Towards a coherent strategy for crime reduction in South Africa beyond 2010. Gould, C. (ed.). Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies, p. 1-17 17 p.

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

  8. Published

    Blackmail, kidnapping and threats to kill: Chapter 21

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 2010, Handbook on Crime. Brookman, F., Maguire, M., Pierpoint, H. & Bennett, T. (eds.). Cullompton: Willan, p. 393-414 22 p.

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

  9. Published

    SIMPLE: Helping to introduce statistics to social science students

    Fritz, C., Francis, B., Morris, P. & Peelo, M., 2010, Responding to the mathematics problem: The implementation of institutional support mechanisms. Marr, C. M. & Grove, M. J. (eds.). Birmingham, UK: The Maths, Stats & OR Network, p. 51-58 8 p.

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

  10. Published

    Developing numeracy in criminology students through crime data.

    Humphreys, L. & Francis, B., 2009, CETL-MSOR Conference 2008 Lancaster University 8th – 9th September Conference Proceedings. Green, D. (ed.). Birmingham, U.K.: The Maths, Stats & OR Network, p. 51-56 6 p.

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

  11. 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)

  12. Published

    On the treatment of missing observations in paired comparisons experiments

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 2007, Proceedings of the 22nd International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Barcelona, 2-6 July 2007 . del Castillo, J., Espinal, A. & Puig, P. (eds.). Barcelona: l'Institut d'Estadistica de Catalunya, p. 215-220 6 p.

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

  13. Published

    Modelling repeated paired comparisons: an example from the British Household Panel Study

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B. & Katzenbeisser, W., 2003, Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Leuven, Belgium. Verbeke, G., Molenberghs, G., Aerts, M. & Fieuws, S. (eds.). Leuven: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, p. 119-124 6 p.

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

  14. Published

    Visualization of criminal careers

    Francis, B. & Pritchard, J., 28/02/2000, Visual Data Exploration and Analysis VII. Erbacher, R. F., Chen, P. C., Roberts, J. C. & Wittenbrink, C. M. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 3960. p. 96-105 10 p.

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

  15. Published

    Random effects models for ranked data: an example from a survey of student social workers

    Francis, B. & Dittrich, R., 2000, Social science methodology in the new millennium : proceedings of the fifth international conference on logic and methodology [CDROM]. Blasius, J. (ed.). Cologne: German Social Science Infrastructure Services (GESIS)

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

  16. Published

    Visualisation of historical events using Lexis pencils: a case study

    Francis, B. & Pritchard, J., 1998, Case studies of visualisation in the social sciences: technical report. Unwin, D. & Fisher, P. (eds.). Bristol: JISC Advisory group on Computer Graphics, 14 p.

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

  17. Published

    The use of visualisation in the examination of categorical event histories.

    Francis, B., Fuller, M. & Pritchard, J., 1998, Visualisation of Categorical Data. Blasius, J. & Greenacre, M. (eds.). New York: Academic Press

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

  18. Published

    The use of visualisation in the examination of work and life histories

    Francis, B., 1997, Visualization and modelling. Earnshaw, R., Vince, J. & Jones, H. (eds.). New York: Academic Press

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

  19. Published

    The odds in favour of the genitive: a study of gradience in English

    Leech, G., Francis, B. & Xu, X., 1997, The Locus of meaning: papers in honour of Yoshihiko Ikeganu. Yamanaka, K. & Ohori, T. (eds.). Tokyo: Kuroshi

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

  20. Published

    NHS nursing: vocation, career or just a job? An application of latent class analysis.

    Francis, B., Peelo, M. & Soothill, K., 1996, Themes and Perspectives in Nursing. Soothill, K., Hendry, C. & Kendrick, K. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. London: Chapman and Hall, p. 56-75

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

  21. Published

    The use of computer corpora in the textual demonstrability of gradience in linguistic categories.

    Leech, G., Francis, B. & Xu, X., 1994, Continuity in Linguistic Semantics. Fuchs, C. & Victorri, B. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 57-76 20 p. (Lingvisticæ Investigationes Supplementa; vol. 19).

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

  22. Published

    Software for routine record linkage in public health.

    Stott, D., Francis, B. & Wain, R., 1994, Current Perspectives in Healthcare Computing 1994: Conference proceedings.. Weybridge: British Journal of Healthcare Computing, p. 681-686

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

  23. Published

    Algorithmic approaches to fitting bilinear models for two-way contingency tables.

    de Falguerolles, A. & Francis, B., 1994, New Approaches in Classification and Data Analysis: Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization. Diday, E., Lechevallier, Y., Schader, M., Bertrand, P. & Burtschy, B. (eds.). Berlin: Springer Verlag, p. 518-524 7 p.

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

  24. Published

    Fitting power models to two-way contingency tables.

    de Falguerolles, A. & Francis, B., 1994, Compstat 1994: Proceedings in Computational Statistics: 11th Symposium held in Vienna, Austria, 1994. Dutter, R. & Grossman, W. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 470-475 6 p.

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

  25. Published

    Algorithmic approaches for fitting bilinear models.

    de Falguerolles, A. & Francis, B., 1992, Computational Statistics Vol. 1: COMPSTAT Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on Computational Statistics, Neuchatel, Switzerland, August 199. Dodge, Y. & Whittaker, J. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag

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

  26. Published

    Model fitting applications in GLIM4

    Francis, B., Green, M. & Clarke, M., 1992, Advances in GLIM and Statistical Modelling. Fahrmeir, L., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Tutz, G. (eds.). Berlin: Springer Verlag

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

  27. Published

    Medical applications in GLIM4

    Swan, T. & Francis, B., 1992, Advances in GLIM and Statistical Modelling.. Fahrmeir, L., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Tutz, G. (eds.). Berlin: Springer Verlag

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

  28. Published

    NHS nursing: Vocation, career or just a job? An application of latent class analysis.

    Francis, B., Peelo, M. & Soothill, K., 1991, Themes and Perspectives in Nursing. Soothill, K., Hendry, C. & Kendrick, K. (eds.). London: Chapman and Hall, p. 56-75 20 p.

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

  29. Published

    Progress towards the early diagnosis of forest decline.

    Wolfenden, J., Cape, J. N., Francis, B., Melhorn, H. & Wellburn, A., 1991, Acid Depositions in Europe: Environmental Effects, Strategies and Policy Options. Chadwick, M. J. & Hutton, M. (eds.). Stockholm: Stockholm Environment Institute, p. 59-79 21 p.

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

  30. Published

    Software for logistic-normal mixture models

    Francis, B. & Barry, J., 1990, COMPSTAT90: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Computational Statistics. Momirovic, K. & Mildner, V. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 39-40 2 p.

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

  31. Published

    GLIM4 - developments in model fitting

    Francis, B., Green, M. & Bradley, M., 1990, COMPSTAT90: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Computational Statistics. Momirovic, K. & Mildner, V. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 323-326 4 p.

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

  32. Published

    SABRE 2.0: software for the analysis of binary recurrent events.

    Barry, J., Francis, B. & Davies, R., 1989, Statistical modelling: proceedings of GLIM 89 and the 4th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Decarli, A., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Seeber, G. (eds.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag, (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 57).

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

  33. Published

    GLIM4: structure and development

    Francis, B., Green, M. & Bradley, M., 1989, Statistical Modelling: Proceedings of GLIM 89 and the 4th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Decarli, A., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Seeber, G. (eds.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag, (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 57).

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

  34. Published

    Teaching computational statistics on workstations

    Francis, B. & Whittaker, J., 1986, COMPSTAT 86 : Proceedings in Computational Statistics, Seventh Symposium. Rizzi, A. & Vichi, M. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 477-482 6 p.

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

  35. Published

    Fitting correspondence analysis models in GLIM.

    Francis, B. & Saint Pierre, J., 1986, COMPSTAT 86 : Proceedings in Computational Statistics, Seventh Symposium. Rizzi, A. & Vichi, M. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 255-256 2 p.

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

  36. Published

    GLIM: a developing system

    Francis, B., Hinde, J. & Slater, M., 1982, Computer Science and Statistics: proceedings of the 14th Symposium on the Interface. Heiner, K., Sacher, R. & Wilkinson, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Verlag, p. 190-201 12 p.

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

  37. Chapter
  38. Published

    The Fetal Observable Movement System (FOMS)

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. J. & Buttanshaw, L., 6/04/2016, Fetal development: research on brain and behavior, environmental influences and emerging technologies. Reissland, N. & Kisilevsky, B. (eds.). New York: Springer International Publishing, p. 153-175 23 p.

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

  39. 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

  40. Published

    Measuring accessibility for remote rural populations.

    Kelly, M., Flowerdew, R., Francis, B. J. & Harman, J. C., 2003, Socio-economic applications of geographical information science.. Kidner, D. B., Higgs, G. & White, S. D. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis, p. 199-222 24 p.

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

  41. Published

    Place of final care and death : patterns and preferences among cancer patients in the Morecambe Bay health authority.

    Morris, S. M., Harman, J. C., Gatrell, A. C., Francis, B. J. & Thomas, C., 04/2002, Proceedings of the palliative care congress. Sheffield

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

  42. Published

    Murder and serious sexual assault: what criminal histories can reveal about future serious offending. : Supplementary tables

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E., Fligelstone, R. & Ranalli, G., 2002, Murder and serious sexual assault : what criminal histories can reveal about future serious offending. 144 ed. London: Home Office, (Police research series paper).

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

  43. Published

    The psychosocial needs in cancer: a patient survey.

    McIllmurray, M., Morris, S. M., Thomas, C., Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 10/2000, Proceedings of the 25th ESMO congress. Hamburg

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

  44. Published

    What are the 'needs' of cancer patients and their main carers?

    Thomas, C., Morris, S., McIllmurray, M. B., Soothill, K. L., Ledwith, F. & Francis, B. J., 09/1999, Proceedings of the ECCO European Cancer Conference. Vienna

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

  45. Published

    The psychosocial needs of cancer patients and their main carers.

    Thomas, C., Morris, S. M., McIllmurray, M. B., Soothill, K. L., Ledwith, F., Francis, B. J. & Al-Hamad, A., 09/1999, Proceedings of the Lancaster University industry conference. Lancaster: University of Lancaster

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

  46. Published

    Towards a phenomenology of skill.

    Penn, R. & Francis, B., 1994, Skill and occupational change. Penn, R., Rose, M. & Rubery, J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 223-243 21 p. (Social change and economic life initiative).

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

  47. Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
  48. Published

    Blackmail

    Francis, B. J., Peelo, M. & Soothill, K., 26/05/2016, Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology. Huebner, B. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  49. Published

    Sexual recidivism

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 11/2013, Encyclopedia of criminology and criminal justice. Bruinsma, G. & Weisburd, D. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 4798-4809 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  50. Published

    Modeling Microgenetic Data

    Towse, A., Lewis, C. & Francis, B., 2012, Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Seel, N. (ed.). Berlin: Springer, p. 2317-2320 4 p. (Springer Reference).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  51. Conference contribution/Paper
  52. Published

    Robust maximum likelihood estimation of latent class models

    Bartolucci, F., Francis, B., Pandolfi, S. & Pennoni, F., 07/2015, Proceedings of the 30th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling: Proceedings Volume 1. Friedl, H. & Wagner, H. (eds.). Linz, Austria: johannes Kepler University, Linz, p. 94-99 6 p.

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

  53. Published

    Resource Discovery For Teaching Datasets

    Hoti - Llabjani, V., Francis, B. & Lancaster, G., 07/2010, ICOTS 8 proceedings: International Conference on Teaching Statistics 2010 Ljubljana, Slovenia. Reading, C. (ed.). Auckland, New Zealand: International Association for Statistical Education, 4 p.

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

  54. Published

    Developing Statistical Consultancy Skills In Post-Graduate Students: a case study

    Sharples, S. J., Yeend, E. N., Francis, B., Ridall, G. & Booth, G., 07/2010, ICOTS 8 Proceedings: International conference on Teaching Statistics, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Reading, C. (ed.). Auckland, New Zealand: International Association for Statistical Education, 4 p.

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

  55. Published

    Joint developmental trajectories of victimization and offending in young people

    Sharples, S. J. & Francis, B. J., 2010, 2010 American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.

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

  56. 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

  57. Conference paper
  58. Published
  59. Published

    Predicting reconviction: do some predictors fade with length of follow-up?

    Francis, B., Soothill, K. & Humphreys, L., 11/2012, p. 1-18. 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  60. Published

    A common scheme for cross-sensory correspondences across stimulus domains

    Walker, L., Walker, P. & Francis, B., 2012, p. 67-67. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paperpeer-review

  61. Published

    Once a sex offender, always a sex offender?”

    Hargreaves, C. & Francis, B., 09/2011.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  62. Unpublished

    Disentangling the Age, Period and Cohort Effects on Convictions for Sexual Offending

    Francis, B., Hargreaves, C. & Soothill, K., 4/07/2011, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  63. Published

    Experiences of peer review in an international context – the EUROCORES HumVIB programme

    Francis, B., 2008. 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  64. Published

    Extending the Cochran rule for the comparison of word frequencies between corpora

    Rayson, P., Berridge, D. & Francis, B., 03/2004, p. 926-936. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paperpeer-review

  65. Poster
  66. Published

    What are the ‘needs’ of cancer patients and their main carers? [Poster]

    Thomas, C., Morris, S., McIllmurray, M. B., Soothill, K., Ledwith, F., Francis, B. & Al-Hamad, A., 1999.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  67. Abstract
  68. Published

    Bilinear models for score building:

    Francis, B. & Davies, E., 12/2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Abstractpeer-review

  69. Published

    Bilinear models for scaling and score building: when should they be used?

    Francis, B. & Davies, E., 02/2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Abstractpeer-review

  70. Digital or Visual Products
  71. Published

    What is latent class analysis

    Francis, B., 2011

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsDigital or Visual Products

  72. Web publication/site
  73. Published

    TRAMSS website: teaching resources and materials for social scientists

    Wiggins, D., Beedham, H., Francis, B., Goldstein, H., Hanavy, M., Harman, J., Leyland, A., Rasbash, J. & Smith, F., 1999

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsWeb publication/site

  74. Other contribution
  75. Published

    Study on the gender dimension of trafficking in human beings

    Walby, S., Apitzsch, B., Armstrong, J. E., Balderston, S., Szmagalska-Follis, K., Francis, B. J., Kelly, L., May-Chahal, C. A., Rashid, A., Shire, K., Towers, J. & Tunte, M., 16/03/2016, 240 p. Luxembourg : European Commission.

    Research output: Other contribution

  76. Published
  77. Published

    The psychosocial needs of cancer patients and their main carers.

    Thomas, C., Morris, S., McIllmurray, M. B., Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Harman, J. C., 2001, Lancaster : University of Lancaster.

    Research output: Other contribution

  78. Journal article
  79. Published

    On the Unreliability of Multiple Systems Estimation for Estimating the Number of Potential Victims of Modern Slavery in the UK

    Whitehead, J., Jackson, J., Balch, A. & Francis, B., 2/01/2021, In: Journal of Human Trafficking. 7, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  80. Published

    Heaviness-brightness correspondence and stimulus-response compatibility

    Walker, P., Scallon, G. & Francis, B., 1/05/2020, In: Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 82, p. 1949-1970 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  81. Published

    Patterns of infant mortality in rural England and Wales, 1850-1910

    Atkinson, P. D., Francis, B. J., Gregory, I. N. & Porter, C., 1/11/2017, In: Economic History Review. 70, 4, p. 1268-1290 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  82. Published

    Cross-sensory correspondences: heaviness is dark and low-pitched

    Walker, P., Scallon, G. & Francis, B. J., 1/07/2017, In: Perception. 46, 7, p. 772-792 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  83. Published

    Statistical modelling of a terrorist network

    Aitkin, M., Vu, D. & Francis, B. J., 06/2017, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 180, 3, p. 751-768 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  84. Published

    Spatial modelling of rural infant mortality and occupation in nineteenth-century Britain

    Atkinson, P. D., Francis, B. J., Gregory, I. N. & Porter, C., 26/04/2017, In: Demographic Research. 36, p. 1337-1360 24 p., 44.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  85. Published

    Gambling harm and crime careers

    May-Chahal, C. A., Humphreys, L. N., Clifton, A. K., Francis, B. J. & Reith, G., 1/03/2017, In: Journal of Gambling Studies. 33, 1, p. 65-84 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  86. Published

    Investigating the relationship between the diversity index and frequency of offending

    Francis, B. J. & Humphreys, L. N., 12/2016, In: Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology . 2, 4, p. 397-416 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  87. Published

    Is violence increasing or decreasing? a new methodology to measure repeat attacks making visible the significance of gender and domestic relations

    Walby, S., Towers, J. & Francis, B., 1/11/2016, In: British Journal of Criminology. 56, 6, p. 1203-1234 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  88. Published

    Using the UK general offender database as a means to measure and analyse organised crime

    Kirby, S., Francis, B., Humphreys, L. & Soothill, K. L., 11/04/2016, In: Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management. 39, 1, p. 78-94 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  89. Published

    Smoothing group-based trajectory models through B-splines

    Francis, B. J., Elliott, A. & Weldon, M., 04/2016, In: Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology . 2, 1, p. 113-133 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  90. Published

    Do fetuses move their lips to the sound that they hear? an observational feasibility study on auditory stimulation in the womb

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. J., Buttanshaw, L., Austen, J. & Reid, V. M., 1/03/2016, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2, 14, p. 1-7 7 p., 14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  91. Published

    The size-brightness correspondence: evidence for crosstalk among aligned conceptual feature dimensions

    Walker, P., Walker, L. & Francis, B., 11/2015, In: Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 77, 8, p. 2694-2710 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  92. Published

    A new Bayesian approach for determining the number of components in a finite mixture

    Aitkin, M., Vu, D. & Francis, B., 21/08/2015, In: Metron. 73, 2, p. 155-175 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  93. Published

    Modelling escalation in crime seriousness: a latent variable approach

    Francis, B. & Liu, J., 08/2015, In: Metron. 73, 2, p. 277-297 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  94. Published

    Markov models of dependence in longitudinal paired comparisons: an application to course design

    Grand, A., Dittrich, R. & Francis, B., 04/2015, In: AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis. 99, 2, p. 237-257 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  95. Published

    Laterality of foetal self-touch in relation to maternal stress

    Reissland, N., Aydin, E., Francis, B. & Exley, K., 2015, In: Laterality. 20, 1, p. 82-94 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  96. Published

    Mainstreaming domestic and gender-based violence into sociology and the criminology of violence

    Walby, S., Towers, J. & Francis, B., 18/12/2014, In: The Sociological Review. 62, S2, p. 187–214 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  97. Published

    Can the FIFA world cup football (soccer) tournament be associated with an increase in domestic abuse?

    Kirby, S., Francis, B. & O'Flahery, R., 08/2014, In: Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. 51, 3, p. 259-276 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  98. Published

    Sexual and general offending trajectories of men referred for civil commitment

    Francis, B., Harris, D., Wallace, S., Soothill, K. & Knight, R., 08/2014, In: Sexual Abuse. 26, 4, p. 311-329 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  99. Published

    The development of anticipation in the fetus: a longitudinal account of human fetal mouth movements in reaction to and anticipation of touch

    Reissland, N., Francis, B., Aydin, E., Mason, J. & Schaal, B., 07/2014, In: Developmental Psychobiology. 56, 5, p. 955-963 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  100. Published

    Statistical modelling of the group structure of social networks

    Aitkin, M., Vu, D. & Francis, B., 07/2014, In: Social Networks. 38, p. 74-87 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  101. Published

    Development of prenatal lateralization: evidence from fetal mouth movements

    Reissland, N., Francis, B., Aydin, E., Mason, J. & Exley, K., 28/05/2014, In: Physiology and Behavior. 131, p. 160-163 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  102. Published

    The long term recidivism risk of young sexual offenders in England and Wales - enduring risk or redemption?

    Hargreaves, C. & Francis, B., 03/2014, In: Journal of Criminal Justice. 42, 2, p. 164-172 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  103. Published

    A mixture model for longitudinal partially ranked data

    Francis, B., Dittrich, R., Hatzinger, R. & Humphreys, L., 2014, In: Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. 43, 4, p. 722–734 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  104. Published

    Middle-class offenders as employees – assessing the risk: a 35-year follow-up

    Soothill, K., Humphreys, L. & Francis, B., 08/2013, In: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 52, 6, p. 407-420 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  105. Published

    Can healthy fetuses show facial expressions of “pain” or “distress”?

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. & Mason, J., 5/06/2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 6, 7 p., e65530.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  106. Published

    Development of Fetal Yawn Compared with Non-Yawn Mouth Openings from 24-36 Weeks Gestation

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. & Mason, J., 22/11/2012, In: PLoS ONE. 7, 11, e50569.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  107. Published

    Middle-Class Offenders: A 35-Year Follow-Up

    Soothill, K., Humphreys, L. & Francis, B., 07/2012, In: British Journal of Criminology. 52, 4, p. 765-786 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  108. Published

    Latent class mixed effects models for partially ranked preferences: examining changes in postmaterialism over time.

    Francis, B., Dittrich, R. & Hatzinger, R., 05/2012, In: Quaderni di Statistica. 14, p. 109-112 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  109. Published

    Missing observations in paired comparison data

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 04/2012, In: Statistical Modelling. 12, 2, p. 117-143 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  110. Published

    A common scheme for cross-sensory correspondences across stimulus domains

    Walker, L., Walker, P. & Francis, B., 2012, In: Perception. 41, 10, p. 1186-1192 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  111. Published

    A common scheme for cross-sensory correspondences across stimulus domains

    Walker, L., Walker, P. & Francis, B., 2012, In: Seeing and Perceiving. 25, Suppl. 1, p. 67-67 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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