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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. 2002
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Published

    The Police National Computer and the Offenders Index: can they be combined for research purposes? Full Report

    Francis, B. & Crosland, P., 2002, London: Home Office. 92 p. (Home Office Online Report; vol. 04/02)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  5. Published

    The Police National Computer and the Offenders Index: can they be combined for research purposes?

    Francis, B., Crosland, P. & Harman, J., 2002, Home Office. 4 p. (Home Office Research Findings; no. 170)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  6. 2001
  7. Published

    The psychosocial needs of cancer patients : findings from an observational study.

    McIllmurray, M. B., Thomas, C., Francis, B. J., Morris, S., Soothill, K. L. & Al-Hamad, A., 12/2001, In: European Journal of Cancer Care. 10, 4, p. 261-269 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Informal carers of cancer patients : what are their unmet psychosocial needs?

    Soothill, K. L., Morris, S., Harman, J., Francis, B. J., Thomas, C. & McIllmurray, M. B., 11/2001, In: Health and Social Care in the Community. 9, 6, p. 464-475 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    The significant unmet needs of cancer patients: probing psychosocial concerns.

    Soothill, K. L., Morris, S., Harman, J., Francis, B. J., Thomas, C. & McIllmurray, M. B., 11/2001, In: Supportive Care in Cancer. 9, 8, p. 597-605 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 2000
  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Published

    The geography of survival from colo-rectal cancer.

    Kim, Y-E., Gatrell, A. C. & Francis, B. J., 04/2000, In: Social Science and Medicine. 50, 7-8, p. 1099-1107 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. 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)

  18. 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

  19. Published

    Psychological needs in cancer: a patient survey.

    McIllmurray, M. B., Morris, S., Thomas, C., Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 2000, In: Annals of Oncology. 11, Supple, p. 678 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. 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)

  21. Published

    Sex offenders : specialists, generalists - or both?

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J., Sanderson, B. & Ackerley, E., 2000, In: British Journal of Criminology. 40, 1, p. 56-67 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. 1999
  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Published

    Homicide in Britain: a comparative study of rates in Scotland and England and Wales.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E. & Collett, S., 1999, In: Crime and Criminal Justice Research Findings. 36

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Homicide in Britain: a comparative study of rates in Scotland and England and Wales.

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E. & Collett, S., 1999, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Central Research Unit. 121 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  27. Published

    Reviewing the pantheon of sexual offending.

    Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 1999, In: Amicus Curiae. 17, p. 4-8 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  28. Published

    The taxonomic status of Tilia Dasystyla in Crimea, Ukraine.

    Pigott, C. D. & Francis, B. J., 1999, In: Edinburgh Journal of Botany. 56, 2, p. 161-174 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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., 1999, In: European Journal of Cancer. 35, Supplement 4, p. s21-s22

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  32. Published

    White-collars and black sheep: a twenty-year criminological follow-up of white-collar ex-offenders.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Escarela, G., 1999, In: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 32, 3, p. 303-314 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. 1998
  34. Published

    Poisoned chalice or just deserts? (The Sex Offenders Act 1997).

    Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 09/1998, In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 9, 2, p. 281-293 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. Published

    The responses of Briza media and Koeleria manrantha to drought and re-watering.

    Milnes, K. J., Davies, W. J., Rodwell, J. S. & Francis, B. J., 08/1998, In: Functional Ecology. 12, 4, p. 665-672 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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)

  39. 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)

  40. Published

    When do sex offenders stop offending?

    Ackerley, E., Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 1998, In: Home Office Research Bulletin. 39, p. 51-58 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  41. 1997
  42. Published

    The value of finding employment for white-collar ex-offenders: A 20-year criminological follow-up

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. & Ackerley, E., 1/09/1997, In: British Journal of Criminology. 37, 4, p. 582-592 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. Published

    A cautionary tale: the sex offenders act 1997, the police and cautions.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Sanderson, B., 1997, In: Criminal Law Review. p. 482-490 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Sexual reconvictions and the Sex Offenders Act 1997 part 1

    Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 1997, In: New Law Journal. 147, 6806, p. 1285-1286 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Sexual reconvictions and the Sex Offenders Act 1997 part 2

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 1997, In: New Law Journal. 147, 6807, p. 1324-1325 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  48. 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)

  49. 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)

  50. Published

    The value of finding employment for white-collar ex-offenders: a twenty-year criminological follow-up.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Ackerley, E., 1997, In: British Journal of Criminology. 37, 4, p. 582-592 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. 1996
  52. Published

    A strong case for sharing conviction.

    Soothill, K. L., Ackerley, E. & Francis, B. J., 1996, In: People Management. 2, 13, p. 36-38 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Gassing during the growth of bacteriological infection.

    Whittaker, J. C., Francis, B. J. & Whittaker, J., 1996, In: Student. 1, 3, p. 211-214 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  54. 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)

  55. 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

  56. 1995
  57. 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

  58. Published

    Downs-Syndrome - prevalence and ionizing-radiation in an area of north-west England, 1957-1991.

    Bound, J. P., Francis, B. J. & Harvey, P. W., 04/1995, In: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 49, 2, p. 164-170 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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