N8 PRP’s new project manager, Helen Gordon-Smith, on the year so far and what’s ahead

N8 PRP Blog April 21

As everyone has a breather over the Easter break, it seems like a moment to introduce myself as the new project manager for N8 PRP, look back on what’s happened so far, and take a look at what’s ahead for the partnership this year. I took up this role in February after 4 years in … Read more N8 PRP’s new project manager, Helen Gordon-Smith, on the year so far and what’s ahead

N8PRP Secures Funding for New Phase of Partnership

Universities and Forces have committed to support the work of the partnership until September 2024 In September 2021 the N8 Policing Research Partnership moves to a new phase of research co-production and knowledge exchange after it secured funding to continue its work for another three years. The original partners of the N8PRP, which was established … Read more N8PRP Secures Funding for New Phase of Partnership

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

A blog by Chief Superintendent Ngaire Waine, Head of Criminal Justice at Merseyside Police and N8 PRP Policing Director

When I was appointed to the position of co-director of the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP), I couldn’t have anticipated that my tenure would begin in such unusual circumstances. The impact of Covid-19 and the resulting lockdown has presented police forces across the country with the challenge of policing by consent in unprecedented times when there … Read more A blog by Chief Superintendent Ngaire Waine, Head of Criminal Justice at Merseyside Police and N8 PRP Policing Director

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