Dr Julian Hargreaves is a Research Associate at the Centre of Islamic Studies. His research interests include British Muslim communities, social science and statistics, as well as issues around diversity and equality. He holds a BA (Hons) in Historical Studies from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Masters (Distinction) in Criminology from Lancaster University where he is currently completing a PhD thesis on the concept of Islamophobia. Previously he worked with both musicians and lawyers. His present research for the Centre of Islamic Studies focuses on the unreported ‘everyday’ hate crimes suffered by British Muslims.