Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Naomi Jones

Research Assistant

Background

Naomi is a research assistant in the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University. She is currently involved in the EPSRC and ESRC project 'CRITiCal- Combatting cRiminals In The CLoud' which aims to improve the ability of law enforcement to tackle cloud crime. Previously, Naomi completed a PhD with the University of Central Lancashire and has conducted research in the areas of aggression and forensic risk assessment. 

Qualifications

PhD, University of Central Lancashire. Thesis entitled: Development of a model to predict security incidents in high secure psychiatric care: An investigation into ward culture and physical environment. 

MSc, Forensic Psychology, University of Central Lancashire

BSc (Hons), Forensic Psychology, University of Central Lancashire

Area of Expertise

Cybercrime, Aggression


Research

Naomi is currently working on a joint EPSRC and ESRC project titled 'CRITiCal - Combatting cRiminals In The CLoud'. With the School of Computer Science, and other experts from universities in Durham and Leeds, this project aims to understand types of crime that can happen in the cloud, build systems that will allow the detection of this criminal behaviour and enable the use of digital evidence to lead to successful prosecution of cloud crime perpetrators. Her role in the project involves the examination of interviews and investigative procedures for witnesses, victims and investigators in order to improve the ability of law enforcement to tackle cloud crime. She is currently supervised by Dr Gavin Oxburgh. 

Publications