N8 PRP November Conference – ‘Policing Vulnerabilities and the Future of Police/Academic Partnerships’

‘Policing Vulnerabilities and the Future of Police/Academic Partnerships’ N8 Policing Research Partnership Conference  23rd & 24th November 2020 Since 2013, the N8 Policing Research Partnership has been pioneering a major collaboration between eight research intensive universities and eleven police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners in the north of England in its quest to co-produce … Read more N8 PRP November Conference – ‘Policing Vulnerabilities and the Future of Police/Academic Partnerships’

COVID Small Grant Recipients Announced

The N8 Policing Research Partnership is delighted to announce the funding of four COVID Small Grant projects, as part of our effort to support research into the COVID-19 pandemic. These projects are in addition to the two funded projects from our 5th round of annual Small Grants and will commence work alongside them. As ever … Read more COVID Small Grant Recipients Announced

Leeds Team to Investigate the Impacts of COVID-19 on Crime

A team of 6 Leeds and UCL academics have begun an 18-month research project to investigate the impacts of COVID-19 on crime in England after securing a £666,000 grant. The grant was awarded to the team by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as part of their initiative to fund projects and programmes that focus on … Read more Leeds Team to Investigate the Impacts of COVID-19 on Crime

N8 PRP Showcase Conference – New Dates Announced

We are pleased to announce that a new date has now been confirmed for the postponed N8 PRP Showcase Conference ‘The Future of Research-Informed Policing’. Originally planned for the 16th/17th June, the conference will now take place on 23rd/24th November 2020, at Weetwood Hall, Leeds. We are delighted that many of the original speakers have agreed … Read more N8 PRP Showcase Conference – New Dates Announced

Small Grant Recipients for 2020/21 Announced

The N8 Policing Research Partnership is pleased to announce that the 5th round of Small Grants have now been awarded. We received a number of strong applications this year and, as with previous years, it was a difficult task deciding which of the proposals to fund. After hearing feedback from an external panel and also … Read more Small Grant Recipients for 2020/21 Announced

Chief Superintendent Ngaire Waine appointed as Policing Director of N8 Policing Research Partnership

Chief Superintendent Ngaire Waine, Head of Criminal Justice at Merseyside Police, has been appointed as the new Policing Director of the N8 Policing Research Partnership. N8 PRP was established in 2013 to enable and foster collaborations that will help address the problems of policing in the 21st century and achieve international excellence in policing research. … Read more Chief Superintendent Ngaire Waine appointed as Policing Director of N8 Policing Research Partnership

Dr Geoff Pearson appointed Academic Director of N8 Policing Research Partnership

Dr Geoff Pearson, senior lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Manchester, has been appointed as the new Academic Director of the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP). Dr Pearson has been involved with the N8 PRP for several years, as co-lead on the Innovation Forum activity strand and has worked on N8 funded … Read more Dr Geoff Pearson appointed Academic Director of N8 Policing Research Partnership

Event – N8 Policing Research Partnership and Police Foundation: Police Leadership Symposium

N8 Policing Research Partnership and Police Foundation: Police Leadership Symposium 16th September 2020, at the British Academy, London SW1Y 5AH In a period of social change, political uncertainty and technological innovation the police are being asked to take on a wide range of social problems and the demands confronting senior police leaders are increasingly challenging. … Read more Event – N8 Policing Research Partnership and Police Foundation: Police Leadership Symposium

N8 PRP Team Recognised With Top International Award

  We are delighted to announce that Dr Jude Towers (N8 PRP Training and Learning strand Lead) and Fiona McLaughlin (Research Officer, N8 PRP Data Analytics Strand) are the recipients of an award for Excellence in Analysis by the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts. These prestigious awards recognise individuals, organisations and executives for … Read more N8 PRP Team Recognised With Top International Award

An Update on the Future of the N8 PRP: A Message from the Director

I am delighted to announce that we have managed to secure continued funding for the N8 Policing Research Partnership beyond the end of the current Catalyst Grant, which concludes in 2020. As of May 2020, the N8 PRP will move into a new phase of its evolution reflected in partner commitments to a co-funding and … Read more An Update on the Future of the N8 PRP: A Message from the Director