SIPR Noticeboard   -    Issue 39  -   May 2011

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New ESRC Knowledge Exchange Scheme
This call went live on the 26th April 2011 and will be open until the 14th June 2011. It includes the new Knowledge Exchange (KE) Opportunities scheme which allows applicants to apply for a number of activities in one proposal, up to £100k. Please contact SIPR urgently if you are interested in the possibility of a collaborative bid. 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 ...

SIPR Research Summaries
New Research Summaries have been added to the SIPR website on: A public health approach to the evaluation of the Glasgow Community Initiative to Reduce Violence [St Andrews University]; Hostage and crisis incidents: an evidence-based analysis to inform police negotiator training provision [The Aberdeen Centre for Trauma Research]; Policing vulnerability? The impacts and implications of no cold calling zones in Angus [University of Dundee & Angus Council]  More ...

Police Foundation Report - Policing Terrorism
The Policing Foundation's Report on "Policing Terrorism: A Review of the Evidence" aims to identify what is known and what is not known about contemporary terrorism; considers how to improve the exchange of information and intelligence between communities, local police and security services; assesses how the police could improve levels of trust and legitimacy in communities that may be characterised by high levels of tension and alienation. More ...

Contemporary issues in child protection: Seminar Series, 9 May 2011, Perth
The SCCPN's seminar series continues with a talk by Richard Woolfson on "Young people's views of the child protection system in Scotland". Download a flyer for this and furter talks in the series that are taking place in Perth and Stirling during May and June. More ...

SCCJR Fifth Annual Lecture, 11 May 2011
Prof Jonathan Simon, Leverhulme Visiting Professor, will give the SCCJR Fifth Annual Lecture "Restoring Legitimacy to American Prisons (the view from Castle Rock)" on 11 May 2011. John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh. 6.30 p.m., followed by a buffet. To book a free place, contact: enquiries@sccjr.ac.uk, indicating whether you want to attend the buffet.

Punishment & Society: Politics & Culture, 11-13 May, Edinburgh
The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research is a key sponsor for this International Conference which will explore issues around why societies punish as they do, and what drives change in styles and levels of punishment over time. Speakers include David Garland, Loic Wacquant, Shadd Maruna, Lesley McAra and Fergus McNeill. More ...

Changing the way we do business: Managing Sexual Assault in Victoria, Australia. 16th May, 14.00 - 15.30, University of Glasgow. We are delighted to be holding a joint SIPR / SCCJR seminar which will be presented by Professor Jenny Fleming, Director of the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies. The project seeks to provide an understanding of the incident, nature and dynamics of adult sexual assault in Victoria and the police management of sexual assault generally.  More ...

Seminar Series: Trauma, Abuse and Resilience, 17 May, University of Dundee
The first seminar in this series will be: Evidence-based trauma recovery and resilience building programmes for children across the globe, by Dr Ian Barron, University of Dundee. Dalhousie Building, 10.00 - 3.30. Cost £75 (Buffet lunch included).  More ...

Cognitive Appproaches to Detecting Deception, 31 May 2011, University of Abertay
Funded by SIPR and the University of Abertay, this free Seminar will be presented by Dr Ron Fisher, advisor to the FBI, NASA, UK & US Police Forces. He will describe several experiments conducted in his laboratory showing that cognitive psychology may offer an effective alternative to detecting deception More ...

4th Annual iIIRG Conference, 1-3 June 2011, University of Abertay Dundee
"Putting theory into practice: research and specialist interviews". There will also be a pre-conference Masterclass on Cognitive Interviewing, 30-31 May 2011. Registration is now open.  To register ...

Seeing Ourselves as the Public See Us. 6 June, Wolverhampton.
This FREE Conference, organised by the Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection, University of Wolverhampton, is about maintaining and enhancing public confidence in the police.  More ...

Using the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, 6 June 2011, Edinburgh
The aim of the event is to launch a new SCJS User Guide prepared by Susan McVie and Sarah MacQueen. This training event is a joint event between SCCJR and AQMeN, and is free to attend for Scottish academics and postgraduate students.  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 ...

16th World Congress of the ISC, 5-9 August 2011, Kobe, Japan
Wes Skogan is facilitating presentations on policing at the World Congress of Criminology next August on theme of "Global Socio-Economic Crisis and Crime Control Policies: Regional and National Comparison". Kobe is 600 km from the site of the recent earthquake and tsunami and is totally unaffected.  More ...

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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