The TRANSFORM Project studies the complex relationships between people and objects and how those relationships can lead to crime.
TRANSFORM doesn’t just focus on criminal acts.
We are interested in legal interactions with objects too.
By learning about the legal and illegal networks that form around antiquities, wildlife, and fossils we hope to better understand why people break the law and to develop better ways to protect these objects.
Dr Donna Yates will be one of the guest speakers at ICOMOS online lecture taking place on Wednesday 11th of May. Online lecture will focus on matters surrounding the legality
Dr Donna Yates will participate in session titled “Recognising pseudoscience” taking place during Pint of Science festival on Tuesday, 10th of May. In her talk Dr Yates will discuss How
Mackenzie, Simon (2022) Criminology towards the metaverse: Cryptocurrency scams, grey economy and the technosocial. The British Journal of Criminology.
Brodie, Neil, Morag M. Kersel, Simon Mackenzie, Isber Sabrine, Emiline Smith and Donna Yates (2021) Why There is Still an Illicit Trade in Cultural Objects and What We Can Do
Magliocca, Nicholas, Aurora Torres, Jared Margulies, Kendra McSweeney, Inés Arroyo-Quiroz, Neil Carter, Kevin Curtin, Tara Easter, Meredith Gore, Annette Hübschle, Francis Massé, Aunshul Rege, and Elizabeth Tellman (2021) Comparative Analysis
Yates, Donna, Diāna Bērziņa, and Aaron Wright (2021) Protecting a Broken Window: Vandalism and Security at Rural Rock Art Sites. The Professional Geographer.