SIPR Noticeboard   -    Issue 41  -   July 2011

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The Fifth SIPR Annual Lecture, 20 October, Scottish Police College
Observations from a decade on the inside: Policing cultures and evidence based policing Professor Betsy Stanko, Head, Strategy, Research and Analysis Unit - Metropolitan Police Service.  More ...

SIPR Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Policing Studies launched
This programme has been developed for police officers and police staff, people involved with policing from other backgrounds (such as those in the public, community and voluntary sectors who work in criminal justice and community safety fields) and those interested in a career in policing from across the UK and internationally More ...

plusone mentoring - an evaluation
plusone mentoring is an early intervention programme that uses a voluntary mentoring approach, based at YMCA centres, to engage with young people aged mainly 8 to 14 years who are deemed at high risk of future offending. This Evaluation Report was prepared by the University of Dundee.  More ...

Research Support for a Consultation on the Future of Policing in Scotland
Analysis by George Street Research of the responses to the consultation on the future of the police service in Scotland. The report also includes analysis of focus groups held to explore the views of the public on the consultation. More ...

SIPR Research Summaries
New Research Summary added to the SIPR website: Scottish Police Leadership Development Janette McCrae, Senior Careers Development Service, SPC, & Angela Wilson, Tayside Police  More ...

Managing Territorial Gang Violence with Young People
This 'Roadshow", run by Prof Ross Deuchar, University of the West of Scotland, can be delivered to forces in their chosen venue, with a minimum of 10-12 participants. It includes case studies and first hand illustrations of how reformed gang members have turned their lives around through exposure to conflict management strategies and mentoring approaches delivered through multi-agency partnerships.  More ...

Crime and justice research collection
Designed to explain and explore crime and justice issues, this on-line crime and justice collection, compiled by the Institute for Research Innovation in Social Services, contains a mixture of podcasts and videos likely to be of interest to academics and students. More ...

Child Exploitation: Legal Responses to New Challenges in Child Protection Conference 1st September, 9.15am-4.30pm, University of Dundee
Child exploitation is a phenomenon with no boundaries. Increasingly it has a global presence on the internet and in underground activities in all countries, including Scotland. This multi-disciplinary conference aims to update all professionals who are concerned about child protection with the latest developments in research and practice.  Further details and booking ...

11th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, 21 - 24 September, 2011
"Rethinking Crime and Punishment in Europe", will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania from 21st to 24th September, 2011. The Conference will include sessions organised by the Policing Working Group, Chaired by Professor Nick Fyfe and Dr Alistair Henry. Registration and abstract submission is now open.  More ...

Cyberforensics 2011 Conference Proceedings
Copies of the Cyberforensics 2011 proceedings, edited by George Weir, University of Strathclyde, are available to purchase on line. Cyberforensics: Issues and Perspectives, University of Strathclyde Publishing, Glasgow, UK. 2011. Paperback, 234 pages. ISBN: 978-0-947649-78-4. Price: £15.00 inc. p&p. :  More ...

International Master's Programme in Criminology, Governance and Police Science
This distance learning Masters is offered by the Ruhr-University Bochum (Law Faculty), Germany, in cooperation with the University College Ghent (GaPS), Belgium, with financial support by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). A 50% reduction in tuition fees is offered to SIPR members.  More ...

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
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