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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Journal article
  2. Published

    The impact of peatland drain-blocking on dissolved organic carbon loss and discolouration of water : results from a national survey.

    Armstrong, A., Holden, J., Kay, P., Francis, B., Foulger, M., Gledhill, S., McDonald, A. & Walker, A., 5/02/2010, In: Journal of Hydrology. 381, 1-2, p. 112-120 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    The importance of co-convictions in the prediction of dangerous recidivism: blackmail and kidnapping as a demonstration study

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. & Liu, J., 02/2010, In: Criminology and Criminal Justice. 10, 1, p. 23-36 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    The debate rumbles on: The measurement tail is now wagging the dog

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 01/2010, In: New Law Journal. 7401, p. 94-95 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. 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

  6. Published

    The brightness-weight illusion: darker objects look heavier but feel lighter

    Walker, P., Francis, B. J. & Walker, L., 2010, In: Experimental Psychology. 57, 6, p. 462-469 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Keeping information on Police databases

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 09/2009, In: Criminal Law and Justice Weekly. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre – creating enterprise and innovation in teaching statistics across disciplines.

    Lancaster, G., Francis, B. & Allen, R., 02/2009, In: MSOR Connections. 9, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Keeping the DNA link

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 2009, In: New Law Journal. 159, p. 73-78 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. 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

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    Tackling mixed messages: embedding advanced numeracy in graduate identities.

    Peelo, M. T. & Francis, B., 2009, In: MSOR Connections. 9, 4, p. 23-27 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Does serious offending lead to homicide? exploring the interrelationships and sequencing of serious crime.

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. & Liu, J., 07/2008, In: British Journal of Criminology. 48, 4, p. 522-537 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Risk factors for a first-time drink-driving conviction among young men: a birth cohort study of all men born in Denmark in 1966.

    Christoffersen, M. N., Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 06/2008, In: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 34, 4, p. 415 - 425 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Kidnapping offenders: their risk of escalation to repeat offending and other serious crime.

    Liu, J., Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 06/2008, In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 19, 2, p. 164 - 179 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Older People and Dissatisfaction with Wheelchair Services.

    Stewart, J., Sapey, B., Humphreys, L., Francis, B. & Donaldson, G., 03/2008, In: Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 10, 1, p. 17-28 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Changing patterns of offending behaviour among young adults.

    Soothill, K., Francis, B., Ackerley, E. & Humphreys, L., 01/2008, In: British Journal of Criminology. 48, 1, p. 75 - 95 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Killer instinct: can convictions for serious offences indicate who is more likely to kill?.

    Soothill, K., Liu, J. & Francis, B., 2008, In: Police Review. 116, p. 6004-6004 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Criminal convictions among children and young adults: changes over time.

    Soothill, K., Ackerley, E. & Francis, B., 2008, In: Criminology and Criminal Justice. 8, 3, p. 297-315 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Effects of finger markers on the kinematics of reaching movements in young children and adults.

    Domellof, E., Hopkins, B., Francis, B. & Ronnqvist, L., 11/2007, In: Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 23, 4, p. 315 - 321 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Using Cardinality to Compare Quantities: The Role of Social-Cognitive Conflict in Early Numeracy.

    Lewis, C. N., Francis, B. & Muldoon, K., 09/2007, In: Developmental Science. 10, 5, p. 694-711 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Introducing the Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre – a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).

    Abram, B. & Francis, B., 07/2007, In: MSOR Connections. 7, 2, p. 11-15 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    A paired comparison approach for the analysis of sets of Likert-scale responses.

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 04/2007, In: Statistical Modelling. 7, 1, p. 3 - 28

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Modelling Change: New Opportunities in the Analysis of Microgenetic Data.

    Cheshire, A., Muldoon, K. P., Francis, B., Lewis, C. N. & Ball, L. J., 02/2007, In: Infant and Child Development. 16, 1, p. 119-134 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. Published

    Kidnapping: a criminal profile of persons convicted 1979-2001.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Ackerley, E., 01/2007, In: Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 25, 1, p. 69 - 84 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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