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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Published

    Involvement of deprivation and environmental lead in neural tube defects: a matched case-control study.

    Bound, J. P., Harvey, P. W., Francis, B. J., Awwad, F. & Gatrell, T., 02/1997, In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 76, 2, p. 107-112 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Published

    Judgement of conviction?

    Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 2000, In: Police Review. p. 22-23 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Published

    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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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)

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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)

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Published

    Modelling dependency in multivariate paired comparisons: a log-linear approach.

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 09/2006, In: Mathematical Social Sciences. 52, 2, p. 197-209 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  26. 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

  27. 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)

  28. Published

    Moral panics and the aftermath: a study of incest

    Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 02/2002, In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 24, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. Published
  32. Published

    Neural tube defects 1974-96: down but not out.

    Bound, J. P., Francis, B. J. & Harvey, P. W., 05/1997, In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 76, 3, p. F214

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Neural tube defects, maternal cohorts and age: a pointer to etiology.

    Bound, J. P., Francis, B. & Harvey, P. W., 10/1991, In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 66, 10, p. 1223–1226 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Newspaper reporting and the public construction of homicide.

    Peelo, M., Francis, B., Pearson, J., Soothill, K. & Ackerley, E., 03/2004, In: British Journal of Criminology. 44, 2, p. 256-275 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. 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)

  36. 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)

  37. Published

    Non-parametric hazard versus non-parametric frailty distribution in modelling recurrence of breast-cancer.

    dos Santos, D. M., Davies, R. B. & Francis, B. J., 1/10/1995, In: Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 47, 1-2, p. 111-127 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Nursing the statistics: a demonstration study of nurse turnover and retention

    Barry, J., Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 07/1989, In: Journal of Advanced Nursing. 14, 7, p. 528-535 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    OGRS 3: the revised Offender Group Reconviction Scale

    Howard, P., Francis, B., Soothill, K. & Humphreys, L., 2009, London: Ministry of Justice. 6 p. (Research Summary)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  40. 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

  41. 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)

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. Published

    Overview of the worldwide best practices for rape prevention and for assisting women victims of rape

    Walby, S., Olive, P., Towers, J., Francis, B., Strid, S., Krizsán, A., Lombardo, E., May-Chahal, C., Franzway, S., Sugarman, D. & Agarwal, B., 10/10/2013, European Parliament. 212 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  45. Published

    Paedophilia and paedophiles.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Ackerley, E., 1998, In: New Law Journal. 148, 6844, p. 882-892 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Pathways of disadvantage and smoking careers : evidence and policy implications.

    Graham, H., Inskip, H. M., Francis, B. & Harman, J., 09/2006, In: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 60, Supple 2, p. ii7-ii12

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. 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

  48. Published

    Patterns of offending behaviour: a new approach (Full report)

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. & Fligelstone, R., 2002, London: Home Office. 105 p. (Home Office Research Findings; vol. 171)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsMonograph

  49. Published

    Perjury and false statements: a criminal profile of persons convicted, 1979-2001.

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B. J., 2004, In: Criminal Law Review. p. 926-935 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Physiotherapist's careers

    Ward, A. W. M., Davison, C. & Francis, B., 1977, In: Physiotherapy. 63, p. 314-315 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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