Working together:
University of Nottingham, Police, Police & Crime
Commissioners and Communities
Liz Lesquereux
Knowledge Exchange Manager for Social Sciences
Why Nottingham?
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Ranked in UK Top 10 and World Top 100
universities (SJTU Rankings)
Globally – one of the world’s top 1%
Turnover - £582m in 2012/13
3 Campuses in UK, China & Malaysia
Faculties - Arts, Engineering, Medicine &
Health Sciences, Science, Social Sciences
43,000 students (34,000 in Nottingham, UK)
Over 7,000 staff in the UK including 3,200
academic/research
Research portfolio over £400m – 57% with
business
Research, Evidence & Expertise
Criminology
Extremism
Intelligence
Witnesses
Alcohol
Offenders
Governance
Community
Cohesion
Supporting
the Police
at work
Road Traffic
Accidents
Vulnerable
adults and
children
Mental
Health
Criminology
Prof Bill Dixon arrives July 2014 to lead
Criminology MA
Socio-legal and Criminological Research
MA
Expertise:
Theoretical Criminology; Deviance Theory: Social Action & Reaction
Penology; Philosophy & Practice; Victimology & Crime; Crime & Social Dimensions;
Crimes Of The Powerful; Sex Crime; Female Prisoners; Criminal Justice System Staff;
Crime & Mental Illness; Offender Health
Governance
Prof Vivien Lowndes
Developing joint PhD with Nottinghamshire
Police Commissioner to look at effectiveness
of PCCs
Expertise:
Local governance and local partnerships (especially in the context of austerity); Formation
of the institution of the PCC; Evolving relationships with Police and Crime Panels, local
authorities and police forces; Public engagement; Children’s safeguarding; Social
inclusion partnerships and community action.
Immigration and
citizenship, especially
Chinese integration.
Community
Cohesion
Prof Bin Wu
PCC-commissioned
research “Exploring and
Improving BME Policing
Experiences”.
Prof Cecile Wright
Student
Victims
Developing campus-based victim support
service in association with Victim Support
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
Melanie Futer MBE
Offenders
Prof Kevin Browne,
Director
Centre for Forensic
and Family
Psychology
Dr Isabel Gois
‘ME-THINKING PROGRAMME’
Using philosophy to motivate young offenders
to change
Expertise:
Risk and protective factors that influence the development of criminal behaviour and
anti-social personality disorders and the implications for prevention of crime and police
work; Assessment and treatment of juvenile and adult domestic violent offenders and
sex offenders; Self harm, suicide, substance misuse, bullying, knife crime, violent
conduct, arson/pyromania
Extremism
Dr Matthew Goodwin
Associate Professor of Politics
http://extremisproject.org/about/
Expertise:
Right-wing extremist activists; Right-wing extremist violence and populist extremism
across Europe; Non-military security; Transatlantic counter terrorism; Religious extremism;
Rights of minority cultures
Prof Vanessa Munro
Advisor to
Parliamentary Joint
Committee on
Human Rights Human trafficking
Prof Harry Ferguson - Professor of Social Work
Vulnerable
Adults and
Children
Centre for Well-Being, Health and Social Care
Identities, Citizenship, Equalities and Migration Centre
Expertise:
Trafficking and migration; Sex workers and human rights; Rape and sex trafficking; Sexual
Offences reform; Prevention of abuse of adults and children with learning disabilities (and
in particular how people with learning disabilities are police witnesses); Young people with
learning disabilities who sexually harm others; Evaluation of interventions for abusive
fathers; Children’s safeguarding; Early Intervention and Child Protection; Cyber-bullying
Prof Paul Roberts
The Science of Proof:
Forensic Science Evidence in English
Criminal Trials
Witnesses
International Criminal Justice Unit
Expertise:
• The Science of Proof
• Evaluation of Pre-Trial Witness Interviews
• Interviewing prosecution witnesses
• Prosecutors’ assessments of evidence and witness credibility
• Sexual offences, evidential sufficiency and mentally disordered complaint
Mental
Health
Expertise:
•Personality disorder
•Neurobiology of antisocial personality disorders and social cognition,
•Treatment of personality disorders and comparison between service delivery in different
European countries
•Administration of forensic risk assessment instruments (PCL-R, HCR-20, SVR-20),
assessment of personality disorder (IPDE), and the assessment of intelligence (WASI,
WAIS-IV, Wechsler Memory Scale)
•Psychopathy and behaviour in secure settings
Prof Mary McMurran
Professor of Personality Disorder
Research
Alcohol
COVAID – Control of Violence for Angry Impulsive Drinkers
Accredited evidence-based intervention aimed
at reducing alcohol-related violence.
Expertise
• Assessment and treatment of alcohol-related aggression and violence
• Alcohol-related violence
• Offender treatment
• Brief interventions, e.g. alcohol arrest; diversion.
• Treatment evaluations
• Treatment programmes
Intelligence
Prof Mike Jackson
Professor of Geospatial Science
Member of ACPO Geospatial
Information Board
£40 million digital
economy research
Hub
Expertise:
Geospatial intelligence; Crowd-sourcing / location-based data capture from mobile devices and the
web; Spatial data infrastructures; Open source mapping and geographic information systems (GIS);
Natural Language Processing and Text Mining; Information retrieval and web search; Named entity
identification and relation extraction, text categorisation and clustering; Sentiment analysis and
opinion mining on social media networks; Automated scheduling, self-validating documents, face
recognition, fingerprint validation; Big data; Personal data safety; Forensics and fingerprinting;
Police use of technology
Nottingham Integrated Transport
and Environment Simulation
(NITES)
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Road Traffic
Accidents
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provides the most comprehensive
testing environment for behavioural
transport research in the UK
combines 2 separate simulation
systems with an on-road testing vehicle
and a variety of video-based testing
platforms
suite of standardized tests
variety of recording and analysis tools
for measuring every aspect of human
behaviour
Current research:
ARU - Accident Research Unit - are studying hazard perception and driving in individuals
with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Supporting
the Police
at work
Dr David Murphy awarded an
‘ACPO Certificate of
Recognition’ for assisting and
providing support for over
10,000 police officers and staff
following traumatic incidents.
Centre for
Trauma,
Resilience
and
Growth
Workplace Health and
Wellbeing Programme
MSc
Distance e-Learning
Research grants - Dr Jonathan Houdmont:
2014 - Psychosocial risk assessment. Nottinghamshire Police Federation and Nottinghamshire Police. 2014
Stress-related working conditions, burnout, and performance among police custody officers. Sergeants' Central
Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales. 2012-2014.
2013 - Psychosocial risk assessment: West Midlands Police. West Midlands Police Federation. 2013
Police officers' work-related stress: Partners' views on implications for wellbeing and home life. West Midlands
Police Federation. 2013
2012 - Psychosocial risk assessment: West Midlands Police. West Midlands Police Federation. 2012
Postgraduate Courses
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Criminology MA
Forensic Psychology DForenPsy – Full Programme
Criminal Justice LLM
Socio-legal and Criminological Research MA
Human Rights Law LLM
International Security and Terrorism MA
Trauma Studies MA
Geospatial intelligence MSc – Research-based
Computer Science Msc – includes artificial intelligence
Global Citizenship, Rights and Identities MA
International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict LLM
Bioengineering: The Digital Body Msc - includes modelling of the human body in crash
situations
CPD and Executive Education
• Broad range of open-enrolment
CPD courses
• Combining world-leading research
with world-class teaching
• Opportunity to create bespoke
courses
Tailored MBA and bespoke CPD
opportunities
“ The School has proven to be an effective
partner. We worked very closely with them
to create a programme focused on the
company’s key strategic challenges and
therefore of immediate relevance and
value. Without doubt the programme has
had a real influence on how senior leaders
now think about and manage our
business.”
Stephen Lehane, Group HR Director
Alliance Boots
Future opportunities
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Bespoke CPD courses
Consultancy
Contract Research
KTP – Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Evaluations
Research into Practice
Partnering for research collaborations
Postgraduate Studentships
Contact details
Liz Lesquereux
Knowledge Exchange Manager for Social Sciences
[email protected]
0115 7484781
07540050587
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