Call for Papers – Rethinking Cybercrime

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS ‘RETHINKING CYBERCRIME’ Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th June 2016 At the University of Central Lancashire, Preston Organised by UCLan Cybercrime Research Unit [UCRU]   Keynote Speakers include: Professor Michael Clarke (Director, Rusi) Professor Majid Yar Dr Tim Owen (Director, UCRU)   We are delighted to inform you about … Read moreCall for Papers – Rethinking Cybercrime

N8 Seeking Academic Partner to Support Police Research

Applications are now open for an academic partner to work with a police researcher in the pilot of the ‘People Exchange’ strand.   The N8 Policing Research Partnership operates through various activity strands led out of each of our partner institutions. Durham University leads on our ‘People Exchange’ strand which aims to provide significant staff … Read moreN8 Seeking Academic Partner to Support Police Research

N8 PRP Work with Beyond the Gaze on Police Prostitution Strategy and Learning

Beyond the Gaze Focusing on The working practices, regulation and safety of Internet-based sex work in the UK   N8 PRP Updated National Police Prostitution Strategy & Learning Event The Leeds Social Science Institute at the University of Leeds is funding a learning event with the N8 Police Research Partnership to launch the revised and … Read moreN8 PRP Work with Beyond the Gaze on Police Prostitution Strategy and Learning

Call for Small Grant Awards 2015 2016

Funding to Support Innovation and Research Co-production from the N8 Policing Research Partnership Catalyst Project.   The Small Grants Awards open call will provide pump-priming funds of up to £25,000 to support research into targeted and important areas of policing work where the gaps in knowledge are most prominent and where research benefits are of … Read moreCall for Small Grant Awards 2015 2016

The first Innovation Forum delivers opportunities for police and universities to co create research

N8 PRPs first major event, the N8 Policing Innovation Forum was held on 14th October 2015 and is the dynamic ‘engine’ of innovation at the heart of the overall project. Our policing partners identified Cybercrime as a priority topic for this event and Forum brought together key policing and academic partners along with wider stakeholders to identify … Read moreThe first Innovation Forum delivers opportunities for police and universities to co create research

Crime, Justice and Society, Free Online Course from the University of Sheffield

A free online course starting 12th October   Explore the role of the state and criminal justice interventions in producing safe and just societies. What traditional and innovative responses to crime and victimisation work? Why do people stop offending? Which interventions are seen as fair and lawful?   Alongside a team of specialists from the … Read moreCrime, Justice and Society, Free Online Course from the University of Sheffield

N8 Policing Research Partnership gains a new police partner

Cheshire Constabulary and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire have announced a formal collaboration with the N8 Policing Research Partnership. Cheshire Constabulary joins ten other police forces across the north of England that have committed to form a collaborative partnership with the N8 PRP, to provide a regional hub for the north of England, … Read moreN8 Policing Research Partnership gains a new police partner

Major funding announced for N8 Policing Research Partnership

A new programme of research and knowledge sharing is to play a key role in informing future policing policy, following funding for a major research collaboration in the North of England. The £3m grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), which is supplemented by a further £3.686m from policing partners and other … Read moreMajor funding announced for N8 Policing Research Partnership

National Public Order Police Liaison Officer Conference

Liaison Based Public Order Policing: Creating a Coordinated Evidence Based Approach. This free-to-attend event is open to police, academics and other stakeholders. University of Leeds, March 26th – 27th 2015 It will enable a fuller understanding of the status, benefits and pitfalls of Police Liaison Team (PLT) deployments and will be invaluable for those forces with, … Read moreNational Public Order Police Liaison Officer Conference

Event brings together academics and police to discuss innovation

At a special event today at the University of Leeds, participants discussed ways in which partnerships can generate new ideas for research, test methods and techniques for tackling crime and contribute to knowledge exchange. The N8 already has a strong track record in creating pioneering research collaborations in science and engineering by forging strong links … Read moreEvent brings together academics and police to discuss innovation