News & Events

Improving the accuracy and reliability of earwitness evidence

EMPAC is pleased to feature cutting-edge research here from Nottingham Trent University that offers improvements to professional policing practice, specifically in the field of investigation. The victim of a crime might not always get a clear view of the perpetrator. In cases like telephone fraud, blackmail, or masked attack, the…

EMPAC roundtable on policing and mental health, 5th September

As part of the ongoing East Midlands Police and Crime Research and Development Plan http://www.empac.org.uk/east-midlands-police-crime-research-development/, EMPAC is pleased to announce a roundtable exploring approaches to mental health. Early discussions between Dr Claire Davis (University of Leicester) and Detective Chief Superintendent Chris Davison (Lincolnshire Police) have developed into a full roundtable…

Community Engagement and Tackling ASB at NTU, 30th July

Nottingham Trent University will be holding an event on Enhancing Community Engagement and Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour, showcasing two research projects, Community Engagement Area Classification and Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB), with outputs which are relevant to practitioners and policymakers. When: Monday 30 July 2018, 10 am Registration: 10 am – 10.30 am Location:…

EMPAC Fellow research on Fraud Prevention

EMPAC Fellow Sgt Caroline Broughton, of Lincolnshire Police, has carried out new practitioner-research on  fraud prevention. Read all about her experience as a Fellow and her research. There are a number of practitioner-researcher EMPAC Fellows, and we will be publishing findings of their research over the coming weeks. This time…

Citizens in Policing workshop 10th July 2018

This workshop will explore the emerging findings from national research on Citizens in Policing and is hosted by the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice (IPSCJ) in collaboration with the East Midlands Police Academic Collaboration (EMPAC). The workshop will include: - an overview of the 2018 national benchmarking of…

Crime Prevention: teaching new dogs old tricks

The Peelian principles of the prevention of crime are as important to policing as ever, particularly in times of austerity plus emergent growth in new forms of crime in the digital age. We don’t necessarily need to reinvent the wheel though: there has been extensive thought given to crime prevention…

Learning from each other: Lincoln students’ Police Module

Lincolnshire Police HQ was the culmination venue for the final Police studies conference event for a whole cohort of University of Lincoln 3rd year undergraduates studying the optional module ‘Police Studies’. Katie Strudwick, Principal Lecturer, introduced a series of posters created by the students, which were all based on key contemporary…

Understanding Demand Roundtable 6th June 2018

As part of the East Midlands Police and Crime Research and Development Plan work http://www.empac.org.uk/east-midlands-police-crime-research-development/, Lincolnshire Police Superintendent Mark Housley, is hosting a roundtable on ‘Understanding Demand’ between 10 am and noon on Wednesday, 6th June 2018 at Lincolnshire Police HQ. This is an important topic for the Police and one…

University of Leicester event on hate and mental health – 1st May 2018

EMPAC is pleased to report that the University of Leicester’s Wellbeing Matters campaign and the Centre for Hate Studies came together to discuss hate crime and mental health on the 1st May.   Hate driven behaviour is typically expressed through acts of hostility and violence where victims are targeted specifically because of their…

Innovation and Enterprise at the University of Nottingham

The Haydn Green Institute (HGI) at Nottingham University Business School is among Europe’s leading centres for enterprise education and a focus for entrepreneurial skills development. Simon Mosey, is Professor of  Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Director of the Centre. He is editor of the Journal of Technology Transfer and his research interests include technology…