Archive January 2018

East Midlands Police & Crime Research & Development

The East Midlands Police and Crime Research and Development Plan is informed by regional level risk, threat and harm, as well as the relevant aspects of the Policing 2025 Vision, to drive innovation and research to inform best policing practice. The R & D plan is led by Derbyshire’s Police…

University of Nottingham Criminal Justice Centre Conference

EMPAC is pleased to announce a conference to be held at the Criminal Justice Research Centre, University of Nottingham between 4pm and 6.30pm on Thursday, 8th February 2018 in Room A4, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park, NG72 2RD. The conference questions why do we punish? Is it because…

University of Northampton tackles Firearms Crime, Trafficking and Terrorism

EMPAC is pleased to report on the launch of the University of Northampton’s new Centre for the Reduction of Firearms Crime, Trafficking and Terrorism. This new research centre aims to respond to these threats by conducting research, consultancy and related activities that address emerging issues and respond to the needs of…

Forensic Science Conference at Leicester 1st March 2018

INTREPID Conference: Innovation through collaboration This conference will take place on Thursday 1st March and Friday 2nd March 2018 at College Court Conference Centre and Hotel, Knighton Road, Leicester LE2 3UF Aim To celebrate the end of the INTREPID Forensics project To showcase the added value of collaboration in forensic science…

EMPAC Research Cafe at Lincolnshire Police

EMPAC is pleased to announce a research cafe event to be held at Lincolnshire Police HQ on 21st March 2018 between 1 pm and 4.30pm. The College of Policing National Police Library and the What Works teams will be present to explain the resources and research support they can offer…

EMPAC’s Research Impact tool attracts growing interest

EMPAC’s Impact Capacity Rating (ICR) tool has continued to attract attention from forces interested in increasing impact from research. The focus on impact is vital in maximising application and usefulness from research, for the public benefit. EMPAC developed the prototype IMPACT typology to inform commissioning, development and evaluating of policing…

Loughborough’s Mini-Centre for Doctoral Training

Loughborough University is home to a Mini-Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), ‘Policing for the Future: Socio-technical Resilience and Innovation’. The Centre includes five fully funded interdisciplinary PhD studentships in policing which begin in 2015 and focus on the following areas: Jamie Ferrill (Social Sciences / SBE): The Impact of Leadership Styles…