Upcoming Events

NRiPN Excellence in Policing Research

Policing and Violence: Trends and Emerging Research

Tuesday 5 March, 15:00-16:00


PGRs and ECRs are invited to join a discussion about the current and future research landscape of policing violence, current government priorities, and identify evidence gaps. Attendees will hear from experienced practitioners Lynsey Blas, Cleveland Unit for the Reduction of Violence, and Caroline Hemingway, Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit, and leading domestic and gender-based violence academic, Professor Nicole Westmarland. There will be a q&a session, and attendees are encouraged to ask questions about developing their own work.


1-2 July 2024

N8 PRP Drugs Policing Conference: Policing Markets, Policing People

University of Manchester,  Tuesday 2 July, 09:00-16:00

Details and Registration

N8PRP presents an international, interdisciplinary knowledge exchange conference bringing together cutting-edge research, innovative and diverse voices to set the agenda for the future of drugs policing. 

The conference will include panels on county lines and vulnerabilities, diversion, decriminalisation, and harm reduction approaches. The audience will be made up of academics, police practitioners, policy makers, and other key stakeholders.

There will be additional opportunities for postgraduate and early career researchers, with a networking event on Monday 1 July and an invitation to submit to the NRiPN poster exhibition which will be displayed at the conference.

All Delegates are invited to join the Evening Reception on Monday 1 July, from 6pm, which will open the conference.

We’re currently planning more events – to stay informed, ask your N8 PRP lead to include you in updates, follow us on twitter @n8prp, or watch this space!


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