SIPR Noticeboard   -    Issue 74  -   December  2014

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Scottish International Policing Conference 2014: Technology, Policing and Criminal Justice. Outputs available
Podcasts and PowerPoint slides are now availabe for the Scottish International Policing Conference held on 22 October. Supported by Selex ES, CGI, Airwave and the Scottish Government, the theme of this year's conference was Technology, Policing and Criminal Justice, with contributions from the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Kenny MacAskill, MSP, Sir Stephen House, QPM, Vice Emery OBE, and Professor Cynthia Lum, Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Crime Policy, GMU, Washington, who presented the The James Smart Memorial Lecture.  Conference outputs...

SIPR-GMU Symposium - Outputs available
Podcasts and PowerPoint slides are now availabe for the SIPR-GMU Symposium held on 20 October. With support from Scottish Government, this event with the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) at GMU discussed key issues in contemporary policing.  Symposium outputs...

Restorative Approaches National Conference : Towards the Nuturing City. Glasgow, 16-18 February
This conference is for everyone working with children, young people and/or families. It will be of interest to those who are involved in relationship-based interventions, working with young people and adults to help resolve conflict, repair emotional harm and utilise reflective practice within schools and communities. More ...

Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland - Call for Proposals
Applications are invited for innovative research projects under the Collaborative Research Grants scheme. Proposed projects must show active collaboration between at least two Scottish universities; develop new lines of study or advance significantly existing areas of expertise; be of excellent quality and likely to be of benefit to two or more of the universities of Scotland. Projects may contribute to the development of top quality international research in the eligible universities. At least eight grants of up to a maximum of 50,000 may be awarded in 2015 for projects to start after 1st June 2015. Deadline for submitting proposals 31 January 2015  More ...

CPD Course - University of Abertay. "How good are my interviews? Assuring quality for child interviewers"
This CPD course, run by SIPR-funded lecturer David La Rooy at the University of Abertay, is a practical system for maintaining and improving interview skills based on best-practice guidelines and scientific research. Next course : 23-25 February 2015. Cost £575. Other dates for the course are flexible, by arrangement with the organisers.  More ...

Policing and European Studies
Call for Papers for: Policing in times of uncertainty: Challenges of integrated security, 1st May 2015, University of Abertay Dundee. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to): The new criminal law jurisdiction of the EU, implications for policing. Policing human trafficking and the EU. Radicalisation, Recruitment to Terrorism and the EU. Data and Security in the EU. Policing economic crime in the EU. Policing the borders of the EU Closing date for offers, 30th January 2015 More ...

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Living it: Children, young people and justice
The latest edition of Scottish Justice Metters has been published, co-edited by the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice team at University of Strathclyde. Much of the issue focuses on documenting the lived experience of young people who are or have been involved in youth justice.  Read Scottish Justice Matters ...

The SIPR Annual Lectures, 2007-2012 and 2013 Against a background of a growing recognition of the value of evidence-based approaches to policing, this booklet contains the SIPR Annual Lectures delivered by Wesley Skogan (Northwestern University), Lawrence Sherman (University of Cambridge), Nick Tilley (University College, London), Betsy Stanko (Metropolitan Police Service) and Peter Neyroud (University of Cambridge). Download: "Policing: Connecting Evidence and Practice. SIPR Annual Lectures,2007-2012 ...

The 2013 Lecture The Power of Policing Partnerships was presented by Professor Lorraine Mazerolle, Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland, Australia. This lecture focuses on the partnerships between police and schools, presenting results from the ABILITY Trial, and discusses the impact of police partnerships on the lives of young truants.
Download the Podcast and PowerPoint for the SIPR Annual Lecture, 2013 ...

Tim Heilbronn
Business and KT Manager
Scottish Institute for Policing Research,
School of Social & Environmental Sciences,
University of Dundee,
Dundee DD1 4HN

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