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Longer sentences? Overcrowded UK prisons are already failing society

Digital Artefact
Foster, R., & Anderson, K. (2023)
Longer sentences? Overcrowded UK prisons are already failing society. [Magazine]

Environmental Harms at the Border: The Case of Lampedusa

Journal Article
Soliman, F. (2023)
Environmental Harms at the Border: The Case of Lampedusa. Critical Criminology, 31, 725-741. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10612-023-09692-x
In this paper I examine authorities’ management of migrant boats on the island of Lampedusa, Italy, as an example of environmental border harm. A danger to trawlers, sunken wr...

Many Kenyans have embraced vigilante cops – an ineffective police force is to blame

Digital Artefact
Wairuri, K. (2022)
Many Kenyans have embraced vigilante cops – an ineffective police force is to blame

Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice: Addressing the Justice Gap

Book
Keenan, M., & Zinsstag, E. (2022)
Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice: Addressing the Justice Gap. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Concerned by the high attrition rates for sexual crime and the secondary victimization experienced by victims during their participation in the criminal justice system, this b...

‘Channel Shift’: technologically-mediated policing and procedural justice

Journal Article
Wells, H. M., Aston, E. V., Bradford, B., O'Neill, M., Clayton, E., & Andrews, W. (in press)
‘Channel Shift’: technologically-mediated policing and procedural justice. International Journal of Police Science and Management, https://doi.org/10.1177/1461355722113296
In recent years, police forces in the United Kingdom have introduced various technologies that alter the methods by which they interact with the public. In a parallel developm...

Challenges for drug checking services in a Scottish context: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions

Journal Article
Falzon, D., Aston, E. V., Carver, H., Masterson, W., Wallace, B., Sumnall, H., …Parkes, T. (2022)
Challenges for drug checking services in a Scottish context: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions. Harm Reduction Journal, 19, Article 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00686-6
Background The impact of policing practices on the engagement of people who use drugs (PWUD) with harm reduction services is well evidenced. Although the police have tradition...

Challenges for drug checking services in Scotland: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions

Journal Article
Falzon, D., Aston, E. V., Carver, H., Masterton, W., Wallace, B., Sumnall, H., …Parkes, T. (2022)
Challenges for drug checking services in Scotland: a qualitative exploration of police perceptions. Harm Reduction Journal, 19(1), Article 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00686-6
Background The impact of policing practices on the engagement of people who use drugs (PWUD) with harm reduction services is well evidenced. Although the police have tradition...

‘Why would we not want to keep everybody safe?’ The views of family members of people who use drugs on the implementation of drug consumption rooms in Scotland

Journal Article
Parkes, T., Price, T., Foster, R., Trayner, K. M. A., Sumnall, H. R., Livingston, W., …Nicholls, J. (2022)
‘Why would we not want to keep everybody safe?’ The views of family members of people who use drugs on the implementation of drug consumption rooms in Scotland. Harm Reduction Journal, 19(1), Article 99. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00679-5
Background People who use drugs in Scotland are currently experiencing disproportionately high rates of drug-related deaths. Drug consumption rooms (DCRs) are harm reduction s...

Progressive Penality as Performance

Journal Article
Buchan, J., & McNeill, F. (in press)
Progressive Penality as Performance. Howard Journal of Crime and Justice,
Scotland’s prison population remains stubbornly high despite reforms to sentencing and community penalties (most recently in 2016). Seeking to advance the debate on punishment...

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Justice Voluntary Sector

Report
Skelton, F., & Haddow, C. (2022)
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Justice Voluntary Sector. Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum
Executive summary This report presents findings from two research projects exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on third sector justice organisations and workers in ...
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A Qualitative exploration of Scottish-Pakistanis experiences of policing.

2020 - 2023
In providing an understanding of the experiences of Scottish Pakistanis, findings will be of significant benefit to policy makers and practitioners, and will assist policing organisations in Scotland ...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,221

Scoping Seven Nations: Exploring International Assessments and Successes in Third Sector Cyber Maturity and Resilience

2020 - 2020
The project will explore whether, how, and with what results, a number of selected nations assess the cyber maturity of the cyber resilience of their respective voluntary/third sectors. Where relevant...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

Cyber Security and the Third Sector in Scotland: a Pilot Project exploring Third Sector awareness and usage of Scottish Government cyber security products and resources

2020 - 2020
The project aims to better understand how the Scottish Government’s cyber products, resources and support more generally are received by a small sample of differing Third Sector organisations. In doin...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £2,780

Identity, Transitions and Support: Processes of Desistance among Ex-Military Personnel in Custody

2019 - 2020
Increasingly in Scottish criminal justice, ‘desistance’ is regarded as central to supporting a reduction and cessation in offending. This approach, which places the offender at the centre of their pro...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,358

Police Stops COST project

2018 - 2022
Stop and search (S&S) is a worldwide practice carried out by the police which enables police officers to stop a person, prevent him or her from pursuing his or her passage (Bowling & Philips, 2007; Bo...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £5,000

The local provision of restorative justice in Scotland: an exploratory empirical study

2018 - 2019
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,684

Law enforcement and public health: Assessing risk and vulnerability

2017 - 2018
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £7,986

Public confidence & police visibility: a systematic review

2017 - 2018
This project will entail a systematic literature review of police methods in visible policing to establish the current evidence base in relation to how these affect public confidence. This review will...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £7,223

Rural policing in Scotland: Measuring and improving public confidence

2017 - 2019
Rural policing in Scotland: Measuring and improving public confidence:- This research will be undertaken in 2 contrasting Police Scotland local policing areas, Dumfries and Galloway and the Highlands....
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £8,000

UNITY

2015 - 2018
Unity is a EU Horizon 2020 funded project under the Secure Societies theme of the Fight against Crime and Terrorism on Community Policing in Europe. The vision of Unity is to strengthen the connection...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £120,674
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Dr Roberto Kulpa speaks about "RESIST - Fostering Queer Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics" research consortium at the special seminar of the Centre for Arts, Media, & Culture, Edinburgh Napier University.

Centre for Arts, Media, & Culture, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
8 March 2023

Policing Justice and Society Seminar Series - Associate Prof. Sarah Soppitt, Northumbria University

Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus
2 December 2019

Policing, Justice and Society Seminar Series - Dr Jarmo Houtsonen, Police University College, Finland

Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus
28 October 2019

Visiting researcher - Dr Richard Hough (University Of West Florida) to present on legitimacy, accountability and the use of force in American policing

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
23 September 2019

Visiting Professor - Professor Ben Bradford (Global City Policing at the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science) to present on the effects of stop and search on people and crime

Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
10 June 2019

Suspect Confessions

The Stand's New Town Theatre (Venue 7), Studio George Street Edinburgh
17 August 2018

When Innocent becomes Guilty: Psychology of False Confessions

The Banshee Labyrinth, Niddrie Street, Edinburgh, EL1 1LG
19 July 2018

Proof or Lies

Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh
5 April 2018

Detective McLevy's Rogues Gallery: Faces of Crime 1870-1917

Both event and exhibition at General Register House, Princes Street, Edinburgh.
13 November 2017