Upcoming Events

Please see the links in the list below for future and past events.

Are you organising an event and would like assistance from SIPR?

SIPR is pleased to provide support for Knowledge Exchange (KE) activities within the SIPR Consortium of Universities.  If you are organising an event and would welcome support for advertising it to the membership of SIPR (both in Scotland and wider as appropriate) please contact the SIPR Business and Knowledge Exchange Manager, Monica Boyle (m.boyle@napier.ac.uk).  

SIPR also has limited funds available for supporting KE events that can be co-badged.  Please contact either Liz Aston (l.aston@napier.ac.uk) or Monica Boyle to discuss this.



A Joint Queen Margaret University/ SIPR event
"Applied Cognitive Psychology in Forensic Settings"
Monday 22 June 2020, 10.00 - 16.00
Conference Suite, Queen Margaret University
The SIPR Evidence and Investigation Network is pleased to follow up on the very successful networking event held at Dundee University in 2018. On Wednesday 22nd June, 2020, Queen Margaret University will host a networking event, organised by Dr Jamal K. Mansour (QMU) and SIPR Associate Director, Dr Penny Woolnough (University of Abertay).

The event will bring together researchers, students, and practitioners actively working on or interested in applying cognitive psychology to forensic settings. Presenters and attendees will discuss current interests and expertise across Scotland, (re)establish key connections, and identify potential new collaborations and avenues for funding.

The final programme, which will be determined following expressions of interest to attend and participate, is likely to comprise a combination of short presentations and facilitated discussion.
Presentations are invited on a broad range of topics within the theme Applied Cognitive Psychology in Forensic Settings, and might include:
  • eyewitness memory;
  • cognitive bias in forensic science,;
  • jury decision making;
  • surveillance;
  • investigative interviewing; and
  • police search.
We hope that you can join us. Places are FREE, but are limited to 30 delegates to maximise participation and networking.

To register your interest in attending, please contact Dr Jamal Mansour at jmansour@qmu.ac.uk with your:
  • name
  • email address
If you would like to present your research, please additionally provide:
  • a title for your proposed presentation
  • a brief outline of what you would cover (2-3 sentences)

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