Co-funded by the European Union

Insights into recruitment
in organised crime &

PROTON project aims at improving existing knowledge on the processes of recruitment to organised crime and terrorist networks through an innovative integration between social and computational sciences.

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Learn more about the innovation potential of PROTON and the adoption of ABM simulations instead of more traditional approaches
Agent-Based Modelling and its applications to organised crime and terrorism: which advantages for research projects?
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Latest news

Throttling up crime: crawling social media to understand outlaw motorcycle gangs’ dynamics

Can social networks shed light on criminal organisations and their recruitment of new members? Dr. Rilling delves deep into the social media world and its criminal side ... Read more

Upcoming event

Session at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting

14 Nov 2018 - Atlanta, US

PROTON organises a thematic session at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, about careers in criminal organisations in Italy and The Netherlands. ... Read more

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