Director / Associate Directors

Professor Nick Fyfe University of Dundee
Dr Alistair Henry University of Edinburgh Police-Community Relations Network
Professor Jim Fraser University of Strathclyde Evidence & Investigation Network
Professor Tara Fenwick University of Stirling Education & Leadership Network

Business and Knowledge Transfer Manager

Tim Heilbronn University of Dundee

Steering Group Members

Dr Elizabeth Aston Edinburgh Napier University
Professor W Buchanan Edinburgh Napier University
Professor Ioan Fazey University of Dundee
William Graham Abertay University
Dr Nicholas Hopkins University of Dundee
DCC Iain Livingstone Police Scotland
Dr Denise Martin University of the West of Scotland
Dr Susan McVie University of Edinburgh
Dr Jeffrey Murer University of St Andrews
Tom Nelson Scottish Police Authority
Dr Maria O'Neill Abertay University
Chief Superintendent Angela Terry Head of Leadership and Development, Police Scotland
Dr Burkhard Schafer University of Edinburgh
Professor Stephen Reicher University of St.Andrews
Professor Annette Robertson Glasgow Caledonian University
Dr Robert Smith University of the West of Scotland
Professor Richard Sparks University of Edinburgh
Dr Peter Sproat University of the West of Scotland
Dr Penny Woolnough Abertay University

SIPR Associate

Professor Susan Klein (Aberdeen Centre for Trauma Research, Robert Gordon University)
Simon Anderson (Simon Anderson Consulting)
Emeritus Professor David Alexander (Aberdeen Centre for Trauma Research, Robert Gordon University)
Miranda Alcock (formerly Audit Scotland)
Professor David Bradley Edith Cowan University Centre for Social Justice, Washington
Maureen Brown MB Advisory Services Ltd
Garry Elliott Associate Tutor, Scottish Police College
Dr Garth den Heyer Police Foundation, Washington, DC & Charles Stuart University, Manly, Australia
Bob Licznerski Quantum Leadership Design
John McNeill Consultant
Professor Amina Memon Royal Holloway College
Bruce Milne Former Head of Education and Development, Scottish Police College
Peter Neyroud Lecturer in Evidence-based Policing, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge
Dr Stephen Ritchie Organisational Factors
Fraser Sampson Chief Executive, West Yorkshire Police Authority
Professor Betsy Stanko Mayor of London's Office
Professor Kenneth Scott Honorary Professor of Criminal Justice & Police Studies, University of the West of Scotland
Georgina Sinclair The Open University
David Stewart Taynuilt Associates Ltd
Andy Tatnell Police Scotland (retired)
Paddy Tomkins Droman Ltd.

On-line, searchable database of people involved in policing research

On-line, searchable database

The database includes:
Academics actively involved in police-related research;

Practitioners, including police and civilian staff actively involved in research

If you would like to be included in this on-line database, please download this Excel Spreadsheet Template and e-mail the completed file to

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Those involved in research are invited to submit profiles for inclusion in this section. Please note, a condition of acceptance is that those submitting profiles abide by the principles of the Memorandum of Understanding between SIPR and Police Scotland