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Co-Production In Crisis? Shared Challenges For Policing And Academia

Report
Aston, E. (2020)
Co-Production In Crisis? Shared Challenges For Policing And Academia. N8 Policing Research Partnership
Published in the N8 PRP Annual Report 2019/20: https://n8prp.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/12455_N8_Policing_Report_2020_WEB-1.pdf

Policing research in crisis? The role of research partnerships in reforming policing in Scotland

Journal Article
Aston, E., O'Neill, M., & Woolnough, P. (2020)
Policing research in crisis? The role of research partnerships in reforming policing in Scotland. Translational Criminology, Fall 2020(19), 22-23
Policing research partnerships have a valuable role to play in bringing together academics and practitioners, enhancing engagement and understanding, and reforming policing. H...

Achieving cultural change through organizational justice: the case of Stop and Search in Scotland

Journal Article
Aston, E., Murray, K., & O'Neill, M. (2021)
Achieving cultural change through organizational justice: the case of Stop and Search in Scotland. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 21(1), 40-56. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895819839751
In recent years, the scale, impact and legality of stop and search in Scotland has been subject to intense critical scrutiny, leading to major legal and policy reform in 2016....

Professionalism and affective learning for new prison officers: learning values, attitudes and behaviours in training at the Scottish Prison Service

Book Chapter
Morrison, K. (2018)
Professionalism and affective learning for new prison officers: learning values, attitudes and behaviours in training at the Scottish Prison Service. In S. Loo (Ed.), Multiple Dimensions of Teaching and Learning for Occupational Practice. London: Routledge
This paper argues that, as the Scottish Prison Service moves towards professionalisation, the ‘ethical’ component of an officer’s work increases in importance, and that learni...

Review of Evidence: What effect do enforcement-orientated and engagement-orientated methods of visible policing have on public confidence?

Report
Hail, Y., Aston, E., & O'Neill, M. (2018)
Review of Evidence: What effect do enforcement-orientated and engagement-orientated methods of visible policing have on public confidence?. Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Abstract not available.

What does publicly available research submitted to the Scottish Prison Service Research Access and Ethics Committee (2012-2016), tell us about the distinct nature of Imprisonment in Scotland?

Journal Article
Maycock, M., Pratt, D., & Morrison, K. (2018)
What does publicly available research submitted to the Scottish Prison Service Research Access and Ethics Committee (2012-2016), tell us about the distinct nature of Imprisonment in Scotland?. Prison Service Journal, 238, 46-52
The criminal justice system in Scotland is in many ways distinct from criminal justice systems both within the UK and Europe, which is reflected in the institutions, processes...

Changing Stop and Search in Scotland

Journal Article
O'Neill, M., & Aston, E. (2018)
Changing Stop and Search in Scotland. European Journal of Policing Studies, 5(4), 129-154
Compared to other areas in the UK, stop and search in Scotland was on a disproportionately large scale prior to 2015 and targeted children and young people. Scottish police of...

Measuring risk and efficiency in Police Scotland custody settings: A pilot study

Report
Wooff, A. & Elvins, M. (2017)
Measuring risk and efficiency in Police Scotland custody settings: A pilot study. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/SIPR_Annual_Report_16.pdf: Scottish Institute for Policing Research
No abstract available.

Policing in rural Scotland

Other
Wooff, A. (2017)
Policing in rural Scotland. https://rsgs.org/exploring-geography/publications/geographer-archive/
No abstract available.

Improving the Practice of Stop and Search in Scotland

Journal Article
O'Neill, M., & Aston, E. (2016)
Improving the Practice of Stop and Search in Scotland. Translational Criminology, 7-9
No abstract available.
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‘Going AFK: interrogating the viability of ‘desistance’ theorising for narratives of cyber-dependent ‘criminal careers'

2021 - 2021
This project brings together two of the Co-Investigators’ fields of criminological research: desistance research and cybercrime. These areas currently exist in relative isolation to each other but off...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,321

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

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