Matt Ashby

Matt Ashby

Lecturer in Crime Science

University College London


I am a lecturer in crime science at the Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science at University College London (UCL). I am interested in crime analysis – particularly how crime concentrates in time and space – in crime prevention and in transport crime.


  • How crime concentrates in time and space
  • Crime analysis
  • How police can prevent crime
  • Crime on public transport


  • PhD in Crime Science, 2016

    University College London

  • MRes in Security Science, 2012

    University College London

  • MSc in Crime Science, 2011

    University College London

  • BA (Hons) in Politics with International Studies, 2003

    University of Warwick

Recent Posts

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Problem solving at hotspots

The value of good data about crime

Problem solving in Op Pioneer