SIPR Noticeboard   -    Issue 40  -   June 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 ...

Symposium in Security and Cybercrime, 20 June, Edinburgh Napier University
This event is free, and is intended to increase the collaboration of organizations around Scotland, and will be held in The Egg on the Craiglockhart Campus at Edinburgh Napier University. There will also be a poster event by PhD students and researchers from around the Scottish academic institutes.  More ...

Cyberforensics 2011, 27-28 June, University of Strathclyde
Registration is now open for the above conference which will cover cybercrime, security and digital forensics.  More ...

Forensic Science Society evening lecture, 7 July, University of Strathclyde.
"We've found some bones in a cemetery" - and other tales from forensic anthropology. This talk, by Prof Sue Black, University of Dundee, will be held in the R 641 lecture theatre, Royal College, University of Strathclyde, at 6 p.m. All welcome 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 ...

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

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