SIPR Noticeboard   -    Issue 102  -   February 2018

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'Brexit, Policing and Security' : international survey
This survey is being conducted by researchers from Belgium, French and British universities. The research is specifically aimed at policing, border, immigration and legal professionals (private and public sector) involved with cross border working across Europe with the UK. The researchers are keen to collect personal views of professionals working in this sector. This is an anonymous survey and will take approximately 25 minutes to complete.
If you would like further information, please contact Dr Stephen Tong at Canterbury Christ Church University via email steve.tong@canterbury.ac.uk.
 
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Select Bibliography of Scottish and contemporary policing. By Tim Heilbronn, 9th edition, December 2017
The Ninth edition of this bibliography builds on the previous editions with the addition of publications produced during 2015 and 2016, and is offered as a starting-point for identifying material which may be of value in researching Scottish policing. It lists recent work (2,643 references) which has been carried out by researchers in Scotland and/or about policing in Scotland. It also includes some papers and articles about policing elsewhere which resonates with key current themes in Scottish policing.  More ...

Articles invited for Crisis Response Journal, and discounted offer for subscriptions
Crisis Response Journal (www.crisis-response.com) is the foremost international publication focusing on resilience and crisis management issues arising from large scale natural and man-made disasters, emergencies and terrorist attacks. Those in the SIPR network are invited to submit content/articles for consideration to the editor in chief, Emily Hough at emily@crisis-response.com. Offer for the SIPR network: a 50% discount in subscription. Full individual - hard copy delivered four times per year and full access to digital editions and archive - normally £100 Discounted price: £50. Or Digital - full access to digital editions and archive - normally £60, discoutned: £30. To take advantage of this, visit https://crisis-response.com/subscribe/ and enter the discount code 99950 when prompted.  More ...

Latest addition to the SIPR Blog!
Lorna Dennison-Wilkins gives the low-down on the first Dundee Postgraduate Policing Reseaech Network Roundtable event which was held in October, and says "As a remote (part time) student I was so pleased to be involved in this event so that I could join with like-minded people. I valued the opportunity to hear the presentations of the other contributors and to see that although our research areas differ, our challenges bear great similarities." visit the Blog for further information ...

SAVE THE DATE! International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health, October 2018
The 4th International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health will be held in Toronto from 21-24 October 2018. Join GLEPHA and receive a discounted registration fee for the LEPH2018 conference which addresses the challenging intersection of law enforcement and public health.  More ...

Call for Proposals from Justice Analytical Services (JAS), Scottish Government, on people's experiences of the Scottish Justice System
Justice Analytical Services (JAS) in the Scottish Government (SG) are seeking proposals to help grow the evidence base on people's experiences of the criminal and civil justice systems. They expect to fund several projects of up to £50,000. Projects are expected to commence by March 2018. Deadline for submission of proposals Friday 15th December More ...

First Responder Guide for cybercrime and digital forensics.
The First Responder Guide (FRG) was developed by Droman Solutions Ltd, Police Scotland and Abertay University as an innovative approach to a number of challenges facing the police in dealing with cybercrime and digital evidence. The platform enables the user of a tablet to enter a 3D environment and interact with objects and characters, making decisions and solving challenges. An independent Evaluation, by Miranda Alcock, of a training pilot has been published, detailing the key findings from the responses of 98 participants who attended six pilot training days. More ...

Children and Young People in Custody in Scotland: Looking Behind the Data
The Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) has published a report encouraging reflection about children and young people in Scotland's justice system, particularly those detained in custody. Through offering insights into what we know about children and young people and what is happening within youth justice, the report seeks to provide a basis for discussions to inform improvement.  More ...

Why disability hate crimes are woefully under-reported
SIPR Member, Dr Ed Hall,writes in "The Conversation" that for most disabled people it is discrimination and exclusion that dominate their lives, sometimes developing into violence and abuse. Preventative work by police, the authorities and local organisations to challenge and change negative social attitudes towards disabled people is essential.  More ...

Queen Margaret University - Work-based Professional Doctorates
The Professional doctorate at QMU is designed for experienced professionals across all sectors and is based in a work context. The Professional doctorate consists of 3 work based modules plus a thesis. 1.Theory and Context of professional practice; 2.Developing and Evaluating professional Practice; 3. Doctoral research; 4. Thesis. You will become confident and competent to use your skills to tackle emergent issues in practice. More ...

Stirling University - MSc/PG Diploma/PG Certificate in Applied Professional Studies
Applied Professional Studies - advance your career with postgraduate study at the University of Stirling. Our MSc Applied Professional Studies provides a flexible range of study options in the fields of Child Welfare and Protection and Adult Services, Support and Protection. Applications for spring 2018 modules open now. See our flyer or call 01786 467681 for further information.  More ...

Postgraduate Qualifications in Child Protection - Edinburgh Napier University. New module starts January
For experienced practitioners wishing to gain evidence of postgraduate study in Child Protection, the PG Certificate in Advanced Practice (Child Protection) at Edinburgh Napier University may be the ideal first step. Three 20-credit modules, each with one optional study day in Edinburgh, and studied over a 13-week period. Deadline for applications 8th December.  More ...

Society of Evidence Based Policing at the Open University, Annual Spring Conference, 1 - 2 March 2018
The Open University's Centre for Policing Research and Learning contributes through research, education and knowledge exchange to the work of police forces as they adapt to a changing policing landscape, with its greater emphasis on evidence-based practice. The conference will showcase new research and knowledge across all areas of policing. Cost: £85. More ...

Your contribution would be welcomed for the SIPR Blog!
Contributions to the Blog are welcomed. This blog has three purposes: to expand and extend critical debate nationally and internationally about current matters of policing practice, learning and leadership; to promote the use of research evidence in policing practice and policy; and to share knowledge about policing among police practitioners and leaders, researchers, educators, policy makers and community.  visit the Blog for further information ...

SIPR Engagement in European Policing Research Programme
A reminder that SIPR has an Engagement in European Policing Research Programme, which has been updated to include H2020 funding applications to offset nonrecoverable costs involved in preparing proposals at the pre-award stages. Each EEPR application can be for a maximum of £2,000 for any one proposal. More ...



Twitter users...follow the new SIPR Twitter Account (@TheSIPR)!
In addition to inviting you to send information for inclusion in the SIPR Noticeboard, we are now pleased to invite you to send us material for sharing on Twitter. More ...

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

Tel: 01382 384205
Mob: 07754 271562
e-mail: t.d.heilbronn@dundee.ac.uk
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