Dr Richard Philpot is an expert on the behavioural analysis of public interactions in emergencies. He is lead author on the first cross national micro-behavioural analysis of CCTV footage of behaviour in emergencies (American Psychologist) and has published several systematic behavioural frameworks and a manual on how to analyse video captured public interactions. He is currently Senior Post Doctoral Research Fellow on the EPSRC funded project ‘Citizen Forensics’ (where he leads a project using video footage to explore police-citizen interactions in emergencies). He has published reports for government and industry partners (e.g., Dstl, DfT, Danish Crime Prevention Council, MOVIA) and his research has been covered by prominent science magazines (e.g., New Scientist, Discover Magazine) and news outlets (e.g., Wall Street Journal, New York Times).

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