What is Research?

What is research?

So, what do we mean by ‘research’? Well, on a very fundamental level it’s about searching out something that we don’t yet know. It’s about asking questions to find answers, understanding and meaning. From a policing perspective it’s very similar to the National Decision Making Model as it’s about ‘what we…

Research methods

There are many different ways to go about researching. Remember research is done for a purpose – to find something out or seek better understanding. It depends on what you’re trying to do when it comes to find the best way to do it. Think of it like a toolbox…

Introduction to Practitioner Researcher Presentation

The attached presentation is for use in 1:1 settings or in coaching groups. We have designed this based on requests made to us and we are in the process of piloting its content. If you use the presentation and have any feedback please contact john.coxhead@empac.org.uk – many thanks! EMPAC Fellows…