N8 Policing Research Partnership Summer School 2019: Celebrating Research and its Impact on Policing

June 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – June 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YW
Jude Towers

We are delighted to announce a two-day summer school celebrating and disseminating the research, and its impact on policy and practice, generated through the N8 Policing Research Partnership Small Grants, PhD scholarships and associated PhD projects.

The summer school will run from lunch on Tuesday 4 June 2019 to early afternoon Wednesday 5 June 2019, at Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is necessary. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.



11.30am-12.30pm Registration and Lunch

12.30pm-12.45pm Introduction to the N8 PRP Summer School Day One

12.45pm-1.15pm The Manipulation Presentation Techniques of Controlling and Coercive Offenders, Julie Jackson, Cheshire Police and Steven Watson, Newcastle University

1.15pm-1.45pm Emerging Technology and Big Data Analytics: Realising the Potential of Automatic Number Plate Recognition, Graham Farrell, Dan Birks, Nick Malleson & Adam Hardy Leeds University

1.45pm-2.00pm Exploring the Feasibility of Restorative Justice within the Context of Serious and Organised Crime, Nikki D’Souza, PhD Candidate Durham Police

2.00pm-2.30pm Policing Bitcoin: Investigating, Evidence and Prosecuting Crimes Involving Crypto-currency, Paul Taylor, Titan and Phil Larratt, National Crime Agency

2.30pm-2.45pm Regulation and Policing of Illicit Drugs at Music Festivals, Verity Smith, PhD Candidate Durham University

2.45pm-3.15pm Exploring Novel Psychoactive Substance Use and its Consequences for Police Practice and Substance Users in North East England, Michelle Addison, Northumbria University and Kelly Stockdale, tbc University

3.15pm-3.30pm Afternoon Tea

3.30pm-3.45pm Eliciting Information in Investigative Interviews with Sexual Offenders: A Procedural Justice Approach, Gary Pankhurst, PhD Candidate Newcastle University

3.45pm-4.00pm Patterns Found in S136 Detentions, Jayne Earlam, PhD Candidate Lancaster University

4.00pm-4.15pm Police Joint Working: From ‘Crime-Fighting’ to Safeguarding and Vulnerability., Lindsay Youansamouth, PhD Candidate Lancaster University

4.15pm-4.30pm Using Police Recorded Data to Investigate the Repetition of Domestic Violence, Jessica Phoenix, PhD Candidate Lancaster University

4.30-pm-5.00pm Introduction to N8 PRP DADS (Data Analytics Digital Service)



9.00am-9.30am Registration and coffee

9.30am-9.45am Introduction to the N8 PRP Summer School Day Two

9.45am-10.15am Police Responses to Coercive Control, Charlotte Barlow, Lancaster University

10.15am-10.45am Innovations in Policing Domestic Abuse: Understanding Success to Build Capacity, Pam Davies Northumbria University and Donna-Marie Brown Durham University

10.45am-11.15am Mapping and Identifying Modern Slavery Vehicular Activity: Proof of Concept, Iain Brennan, Hull University

11.15am-11.30am Morning Coffee break

11.30am-12.15pm Policing Vulnerability: A Review of the Sex Work Liaison Officer Role in West Yorkshire Police, Sharon Grace, University of York

12.15pm-1.00pm Exploring the Impact of Body Worn Video in Incidents of Domestic Abuse, Stuart Lister, Leeds University

1.00pm Lunch

1.45pm-2.00pm Exploring High Frequency Victims of Domestic Violence and its Implications on Policing Repeat Victimisation, Elouise Davies, PhD candidate Lancaster University

2.00pm-2.15pm A Case Level Analysis of Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs) in a Northern Constabulary, Mandi Whittle, PhD Candidate Lancaster University

2.15pm-2.30pm From Evidence-based Policing to Engaged Scholarship: Bridging the Theory-practice Gap, Dan Pugh, PhD Candidate, Leeds University

2.30pm-2.45pm Close of Summer School


Please note that registration includes entrance to the conference and lunch and refreshments on Tuesday and Wednesday 4-5 June 2019, but does not include overnight accommodation.

To register for this event, please complete the below form:

Terms & Conditions

By registering you will be added to the delegate list and places are offered on a first come basis. Places will be confirmed and details of the summer school (programme, room details etc) will be sent in advance of the event. On confirmation, if you no longer require a place please cancel as soon as possible. The event is free to attend but there may be a charge made for no-shows on the day.

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