Issue 33   November 2010

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Understanding trauma and secondary stress in police officers
In collaboration with the Scottish Police College we are very pleased to offer a limited number of specially-priced places on this full-day seminar which examines Understanding trauma and secondary stress in police officers.
These places are available for academics, policy makers, and others non-police employees. PLEASE NOTE: Police staff should book through their SPOC
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Disorder and anti-social behaviour - perception, policy and practice. Wednesday, 10th November 2010, University of Edinburgh, 6 - 7.30 p.m.
In collaboration with the Edinburgh Law School and the SCCJR, we are pleased to present the third in a series of three seminars on Crime, Disorder and Policing. Speakers at this third seminar are: Dr. Jonathan Jackson, London School of Economics; Dr. Andrew Millie, SCCJR University of Glasgow; Superintendent Tony Beveridge, Tayside Police  More ...

SCCJR Seminar: Undertaking qualitative research with perpetrators of sexual violence: some reflections on ethical practice. 12th November, 2 - 4 p.m., University of Glasgow
Presented by Professor Cowburn, who is an expert on research methods and interventions for perpetrators of sexual violence.  More ...

ESRC Knowledge Exchange Schemes - call for applications opens 5th November
The call includes Knowledge Exchange Small Grants which will provide between 2,000 - 10,000 of funding (non FEC) for knowledge exchange and impact generating activity per application.  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 ...

Gangs and Global Exchange: Confronting the Glasgow Gang Complex. Thursday, 2nd December 2010, Mitchell Library, Glasgow.
Bringing together informed practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, the conference seeks to create dialogue and debate both between and within these audiences; moving towards more informed, collaborative, and evidence-based decision-making. The conference costs 45 to attend (20 concessions).  More ...

Balancing risks and needs: working with chikdren and young people who display hermful sexual behaviours. Friday 3rd December, SPS College Polmont
This one-day conference will explore well evidenced and emerging approaches to working with this group and will cover recent developments in assessment, effective intervention and the management of risk.  More ...

Policing Scotland - Second Edition
Edited by Daniel Donnelly and Kenneth Scott (University of the West of Scotland). This fully updated and expanded new version builds upon the success of the first edition and aim to provide an up-to-date and authoritative account of recent developments and provide an overview of policing in Scotland, with an updated description of the basic factual information about Scottish policing as it stands in the present age.  More ...

Criminal Justice in Scotland
Edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney, Mary Munro. The existence of the separate criminal jurisdiction in Scotland is ignored by most criminological texts purporting to consider crime and criminal justice in 'Britain' or the 'UK'. This book aims to fill a gap for a text that offers a critically informed analysis and understanding of crime and criminal justice in contemporary Scotland. will be an essential text for students in Scotland taking courses in criminology, sociology, social policy, social sciences, law and police sciences, as well as criminal justice practitioners and policy makers in Scotland.  More ...

Counter Terrorism and the 2012 Olympics
This conference, on preparing for the policing and security challenges, is being held at the Oxford Belfry Hotel on 30th November 2010. PLEASE NOTE THIS NEW DATE AND VENUE (previously 12th October).     More ...

Policing and European Studies
Since the publication of the EU's Stockholm Programme, there is now a strategy which will bring many changes to EU cross border policing, both within the EU, and with third countries. Booking for the conference entitled Policing the Frontier in Post-Stockholm Europe, 25th February 2011, University of Abertay Dundee is now open. 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
Mob: 07754 271562