University Consortium for Evidence-Based Crime Reduction

Lead Research Organisation: University College London
Department Name: Security and Crime Science

Abstract

There is widespread agreement that social policies need to be based on strong evidence, to ensure they produce their intended outcomes whilst minimising unwanted side-effects, and that they are cost-effective. A total of six What Works Centres are planned, including one on Crime Reduction. This proposal is for a three year Partnership Programme to support the WWCCR within the College of Policing. It will feed into and feed off the work of the other five centres.
The research will involve close collaboration with the College in shaping the agenda and in conducting some of the individual work packages. Although based at the College of Policing the research spans a wide area including:

1. Developmental and social prevention
2. Correctional interventions
3. Drug treatment interventions
4. Sentencing and deterrence
5. Community interventions
6. Situational prevention

A University Consortium for Evidence-Based Crime Reduction with expertise covering these areas is being formed to deliver the programme. The consortium is intended to outlast this programme of work and to continue to build capacity for the creation and use of evidence to improve the effectiveness of social policies. Proposed academic partners include: UCL, Birkbeck, Cardiff, Dundee, the Institute of Education (IoE), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Surrey and Southampton. We hope over time to attract other universities into the consortium.

There is now quite a lot of relevant research, but it is hard at present for practitioners to locate and make sense of this material. The research programme will start by drawing together existing reviews of crime reduction evidence, and identifying gaps. It will then conduct a further twelve original reviews to fill the most significant gaps. This is a major piece of work, and forms the core of the programme. We shall then develop methods for costing crime reduction interventions, devise simple ways of communicating the results of reviews to decision-makers, and apply these methods to the existing reviews and the new ones that we ourselves carried out.

Additionally the programme will involve carrying out original research, as we expect there to be some major gaps in the evidence base. We shall also develop, deliver and assess a pilot programme to equip practitioners to understand, critique and make effective use of available research evidence. Finally, the programme includes provision to test the impact of the What Works Centre, and this element is to be undertaken independently of those involved in the other elements of the programme.

Although the need for What Works evidence is widely acknowledged, there is disagreement about the best ways of carrying out evaluations, and of summarising evidence. We propose to draw on the main methods currently used both to synthesise evidence and to conduct evaluations. The reviews will not plump for any individual approach, but will tailor the approach to fit the nature of the available research that is being summarised. We aim to adopt a relatively inclusive approach that enables us to draw on a wide range of studies, provided that they reach acceptable levels of probity in speaking to What Works in crime reduction.

It is crucial that the quality and relevance of evidence is understood by police decision makers; they need to apply the information in ways that are sensitive to local contexts and tailored to local circumstances. Much of the proposed work focuses on the development and piloting of tools to help them improve outcomes by making best use of available evidence. Determining what works to reduce crime in what might be very different contexts is a complex process, and requires thought and creativity on the part of users. Presenting evidence in a stimulating way to busy practitioners (ranging from police and probation to local authorities, health practitioners, community groups and industry) is a major challenge.

Planned Impact

Crime is a global problem. Developing evidence based techniques for its reduction is of wide interest. This project addresses these challenges. The work is intended to:
1. Identify and improve the knowledge base for what works in crime reduction
2. Ensure findings are disseminated to relevant academics and practitioners in the UK and internationally
3. Develop novel approaches to determining what has worked and will work in specific settings, combining the best of current synthesis techniques
4. Broaden the skill base of prevention practitioners in relation to their understanding, appraisal and use of evidence when implementing crime reduction interventions.

There are four major beneficiary groups: academics, practitioners, government and the general public.

Academic impact: An inter-university consortium of UK universities will support the training of highly skilled researchers and facilitate the generation and transfer of new methods of research synthesis across the country. This will make the UK a major source of expertise in assessing what works in crime reduction. It will also establish UK universities as global providers of practitioner training in what works. There is a massive demand for such training particularly in the emerging economies of India and South America. Consultants from a wide international base are being drawn in to assist with the work and in disseminating the later results. UK academics will, we believe, benefit immensely from these contacts, drawn from a range of academic disciplines.

Practitioner impact: With downward pressure on budgets better use needs to be made of research evidence on what works. This programme is intended to support the injection of evidence into decision-making in crime reduction whether by the police, police and crime commissioners, other professional groups, local governments, commerce or industry. The inclusion of costs into this process is important and we intend to develop an approach taking account of where the costs of crime fall. For example, Internet service providers do not carry the costs of Internet crime but are well placed to increase the security of the web. To integrate this programme successfully into practice requires a significant culture change: crime reduction is sometimes neglected and poor use is often made of such evidence on what works as is available. Similarly, we will consider the means of introducing the products of the research into corrections, probation, schools etc. as appropriate and depending upon the topics identified.

Government impact: It is intended that this work will assist in shaping the crime reduction agenda at national level. Through benchmarking, monitoring and evaluation, the programme will identify current strengths and weaknesses in crime reduction delivery. In doing this, gaps in knowledge and skills will be identified and where possible filled and good practice will be shared via accessible but academically rigorous dissemination. This should assist government departments in ensuring relevant, high quality evidence is delivered to those involved in public service.

Societal impact: The application of the results will contribute to increased well-being of citizens, particularly the more disadvantaged amongst whom crime and disorder tend to concentrate. Crime should be reduced at reduced cost. Internationally the programme may contribute to reduced crime by informing crime reduction activities in both British and non-British jurisdictions. The results may also help address trans-national organised crime, which impacts the UK as much as elsewhere.

The programme will also:
1. Contribute to increased public awareness of successful crime reduction methods.
2. Highlight areas where further research and development are needed.
3. Inform and improve national debates on policies relating to effective crime reduction through seminars, conferences, and media contacts.
 
Description Crime reduction initiatives have been systematically reviewed for many years, and the results have been reported in the research literature. In the first work package associated with this grant we systematically identified all existing systematic reviews of crime reduction initiatives for the first time and provided summary descriptions of them.
12 additional reviews were carried out on topics agreed between the research team and the College of Policing. It is unusual to carry out research in such close partnership with practitioners and resulted in fruitful co-working. We were concerned, for example, to ensure that the coding frames and other protocols that were developed as part of this part of the programme were understood by the staff of the College as it is they that are going to be expected to continue with the process of summarising future systematic reviews of crime reduction initiatives as they are published. Wherever possible an innovative 'mixed methods' approach was taken to the new reviews, following the Campbell Collaboration and realistic approaches.
We developed an original method of summarising the results of these reviews in a form that was intended to be of maximum use to practitioners and to provide them with the necessary information to develop effective responses to crime in different contexts. This approach, which summarised all the reviews in a standard format, provided information on the effect size, mechanism, moderating conditions (such as the context), implementation and economic considerations. The acronym EMMIE describes these characteristics and formed the basis of the online toolkit which was also developed as part of the project. This now forms the basis of the What Works in Crime Reduction toolkit on the College of Policing website.
We also developed a new method of assessing the cost and cost effectiveness of the initiatives and provided advice to the police in implementing these techniques.
Two further work packages involved the development of training packages for the police and their subsequent testing and dissemination. These packages were developed in consultation with the police and with staff from the College of Policing to ensure maximum adoption and relevance. The material that was developed, together with further subsequent elaborations are now incorporated into police training on a wide scale, including internationally.
A modest programme of original research was carried out covering four topics: smart safe cities; DASH (a method for assessing the risk associated with domestic violence); Nudges, tugs and teachable moments and 'Prevent-ing Problems': applying what works in general crime prevention to countering violent extremism. Each topic resulted in at least two academic publications.
The grant also supported an independent evaluation of the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction. This review was unique in assessing one of the Government's 'What Works Centres' and as such generated considerable interest from the Cabinet Office.
Exploitation Route The 9 work packages associated with this grant are all now complete. They resulted in the identification of existing systematic reviews on what works in crime reduction and in a further 12 new reviews on topics agreed with the College of Policing (co-funders). A method was developed to provide summaries of these reviews which would be of use to practitioners including the police. This information was developed into a web-based toolkit which is now available on the College of Policing website. In addition, training material was developed in collaboration with the police to ensure that they website and the associated toolkit was understood and of practical use to crime reduction practitioners.
Further original research was completed as part of work package eight, in collaboration with the police. This was published and disseminated at a range of meetings and conferences.
A final conference was held at the British Library in 2017 to mark the end of the contract. This was well attended by government officials, police and other crime reduction practitioners, academics and research council staff.
The EMMIE framework is becoming the standard against which what works reviews in crime reduction are carried out. College of Policing staff have been trained in its use via a series of secondments to UCL from 2016 -2018.
Sectors Communities and Social Services/Policy,Education,Government, Democracy and Justice,Security and Diplomacy

URL http://whatworks.college.police.uk/toolkit/Pages/Toolkit.aspx
 
Description The What Works project has already made considerable strides in creating economic and societal impact in the public sector, particularly the policing and crime reduction arena, and the academic community interested in carrying out systematic reviews. Work package 1 of the project, which is now complete, resulted in the identification of almost 40 systematic reviews on crime reduction - the first such exhaustive exercise in this domain. These reviews have now been summarised following the framework developed under work package 3 (the EMMIE framework) and 35 narratives have been added to the new Crime Reduction Toolkit developed by the project team in conjunction with the UK College of Policing and which has been available online since mid-2015 at: http://whatworks.college.police.uk/toolkit/Pages/Toolkit.aspx. The toolkit is an open access facility and is now accessed by the police, Police and Crime Commissioners and others with an interest in crime reduction. This toolkit is impacting on how police forces and other crime reduction agencies from the public and third sector make decisions with regards to which interventions to adopt when tackling specific crime problems. The College of Policing - co-sponsors of this project - are strongly promoting this toolkit to ensure that all the key audiences are engaged with it. The toolkit, and the EMMIE methodology, mark a bold new attempt to embed evidence-based practise into the thinking of police practitioners in particular, and crime reduction professionals and academics at large. To this end presentations on the EMMIE framework and the toolkit have been made to forces across the UK, in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the USA and other parts of Europe. In addition the framework has been welcomed by other 'what works' centres in the UK as a step change in conveying the output from research to practitioners. A pilot training package was developed for the EMMIE framework (work package 6), which was piloted in four police forces over the summer of 2015 (work package 7). This was well received by those trained and the programme has been developed for further dissemination. Under work package 5 of the project, advice has been generated on costing crime reduction initiatives and a tool to aid police and other crime reduction practitioners is now available as a spreadsheet and in an accompanying book entitled "Economic Analysis and efficiency in policing, criminal justice and crime reduction: what works". Interest from a number of police forces indicates that this element of the project may have a healthy future economic impact on practitioner decision-making.
First Year Of Impact 2014
Sector Communities and Social Services/Policy,Government, Democracy and Justice,Security and Diplomacy
Impact Types Societal,Economic,Policy & public services

 
Description Bowers, K (04/16) Finding out about what works in crime and policing. Cross House Research Methods Course. Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
Impact This training should assist parliamentary decision makers in understanding and making the best use of the evidence-based in crime reduction.
 
Description Evidence-informed Policing: Pilot training timetable, slides, case study materials, reference guide and evaluation materials
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description Evidence-informed Policing: Trainer Guide
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description Introducing EMMIE: An evidence rating scale to encourage mixed-method crime prevention synthesis reviews
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
URL https://www.cepol.europa.eu/science-research/conferences/2015
 
Description Programme Ouline: Evidence-informed Policing: An Introduction to EMMIE & the Crime Reduction Toolkit
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description ESRC Costed extension
Amount £82,055 (GBP)
Funding ID ES/L007223/1 
Organisation Economic and Social Research Council 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 04/2017 
End 03/2018
 
Description INDIAN POLICE SERVICE TRAINING BID
Amount रू 149,089,248 (INR)
Organisation Indian Police Service 
Sector Public
Country India
Start  
 
Description Systematic review of the effectiveness of Secured by Design as a form of crime reduction
Amount £25,000 (GBP)
Organisation Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) 
Sector Private
Country United Kingdom
Start 06/2016 
End 03/2017
 
Description URUGUAYAN POLICE TRAINING BID
Amount $209,000 (USD)
Organisation Uruguayan Police Service 
Sector Public
Country Uruguay
Start 09/2014 
End 09/2015
 
Title Crime Reduction Toolkit 
Description This online tool has been developed by the project to present a new methodology - the EMMIE methodology - for rating systematic reviews of crime reduction interventions. Numerous interventions are displayed on the tool, but it is the underlying methodology that this tool is seeking to promote. 
Type Of Material Improvements to research infrastructure 
Year Produced 2014 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact The EMMIE methodology is being embedded into evidence-based training programmes within the UK College of Policing and we have presented the methodology and the toolkit at various academic forums. It is generating interest within the academic community, particularly those interested in carrying out 'mixed methods' systematic reviews. 
URL http://whatworks.college.police.uk/toolkit/Pages/Toolkit.aspx
 
Title EMMIE evidence appraisal coding tool 
Description This instrument is the EMMIE evidence appraisal coding tool. Excel functionality has been used to automate (and hence standardise) the scoring for each dimension of the EMMIE framework. 
Type Of Material Improvements to research infrastructure 
Year Produced 2015 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact It is too early for notable impacts. We will update this in due course. 
URL http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1462093/
 
Title Database of existing systematic reviews in crime reduction 
Description A comprehensive database of existing systematic reviews in crime reduction was developed by the UCL Dept of Security and Crime Science. The final count of reviews was approx: 300. Updated in February 2016. 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Year Produced 2014 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact It is too early for notable impacts. However, the database has underpinned the selection of new systematic reviews conducted by the what works consortium team. A number of (external) practitioners have accessed this database when scoping the evidence base in allied fields (e.g. for drug treatment interventions). In February 2016 there had been 474 downloads from the UCL site (http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1462096/). 
URL http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1462096/
 
Description Conference presentation (Australia) A new paradigm for police research? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact I attended a major conference in Australia, which is held annually and attracts delegates from across the region. It focusses on the communication of research on crime prevention and related matters to practitioners. It therefore attracts police, criminal justice agencies, undergraduate and post graduate students and the media. Over 250 delegates attended the event. There was a lively discussion following the presentation and in the circulation areas afterwards.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/Pages/bocsar_seminar_series/2017-Conference-slides.aspx
 
Description Bowers, K. (11/16) Keynote Speech at 3rd Crime Prevention and Communities conference, Brisbane, Australia. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact In this presentation to Australian Policing Practitioners, I covered EMMIE and the Crime Reduction Toolkit
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Future Crime threats 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This was a parallel session at the 2017 What Works in Crime Reduction Conference. It was a packed room with people standing in the aisles and at the back. It sparked discussion about how to identify future crime threats and who is competent to address them both during and after the session. Follow-up discussions have been had about the topic with various agencies.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description "Predicting and Preventing Repeat Victimisation" What Works - Chile Police 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Lecture and training which included reference to the WW programme

Increased interest in problem oriented policing and what works. Further training planned in Chile and UK.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description 'Addressing the paradox of policing research'. 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This presentation was conducted with Professor Nick Fyfe at CEPOL, October, Lisbon, .
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description 'Doing what works: Implementation and training' 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact End of Project Conference/Workshop. Reporting on findings from Work Packages 6 and 7 for the What Works in Crime Reduction Consortium Project
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description 'I'd rather call a friend: negotiating police experience for evidence-based policy'. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Keynote Address: 'I'd rather call a friend: negotiating police experience for evidence-based policy', POLCON 6 Higher Education and Policing Meeting Together, Staffordshire, September.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description 'Introducing Evidence-based Policing Tools to Police Practitioners', 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 'Introducing Evidence-based Policing Tools to Police Practitioners' - a talk to the Society for Evidence-Based Policing Conference, Leeds on behalf of the College of Policing.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description 'Selling Research to Police Leaders' - Presentation at International Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation at the 2nd Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference in Amsterdam in October 2016.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010,2016
 
Description 'Selling Research to Police' - the UK Agenda - Plenary presentation to Conference in Australia 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact International Criminology Conference, Australia and New Zealand Criminology Conference, November, Hobart. Audience largely academics, postgraduate students and police practitioners
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description 'The Challenge for Change' Plenary Presentation at Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 'The Challenge for Change' - 'Evidence Based Policing: Beyond the RCT' - with theme Policing under Stress, Canterbury Christ Church University Conference, 21-22 June, Plenary Presentation
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description 8th International Crime Science Conference - "What Works in Crime and Security - Practical Interventions from the Innovation Horizon 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Conference discussing evidence based crime reduction methods.

Too early to say. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description 9th International Crime Science Conference (Youth Violence) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation on the results of a systematic review of mediation, mentoring and peer support to reduce youth violence.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description A systematic review of electronic monitoring of offenders (ASC, New Orleans) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The aim was to present findings of the systematic review of electronic monitoring of offenders - whether it works, and associated questions such as how does it work, for whom does it work and under what conditions does it work. It resulted in new contacts being made with academics and third sector organisations working in this area in the USA and Canada.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description A systematic review of electronic monitoring of offenders (What Works Conference, London) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation of the results of the findings of a systematic review into electronic monitoring.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description A systematic review of tagging as a method to reduce theft in retail environments - ECCA 23 June 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Presentation given at the 2016 Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis symposium. Around 100 academics and police officers were present, and the material prompted positive feedback. In particular Professor Ronald Clarke from Rutgers University said the EMMIE framework was an invaluable contribution to the field of crime prevention.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description ASC How Systematic are Systematic Reviews? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation at a session at the conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Academic and practitioner conference talk, What Works to Reduce Crime, How does it work, and what else do we need to know? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Featured presentation at an international conference hosted in Denver on criminal justice science. The conference was attended by a combination of academics and practitioners and stimulated debate about the use of evidence in criminal justice, how the work we have competed to date advances the utility of the information, and how this agenda might be moved forwards in the US in particular.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Academic partnership group - Surrey Police 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A group forum for research collaboration with Surrey police.

Too early to say - part of an ongoing relationship with Surrey Police.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Advanced POP: Training programme to Uruguayan Police 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Q&A including with the Ministry of the Interior in Uruguay.

Further training planned.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description BBC Radio 4's Today Programme: Risk-led policing of domestic abuse and the DASH risk model 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact I was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme to discuss the research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Bowers (01/17) Gating alleys to reduce crime: A meta-analysis and realist synthesis at the What Works Crime Reduction Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation at the what works conference on one of the UCL led systematic reviews
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Bowers (2/17) Can we ever have a crime free world? UCL lunch hour lecture to the public 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact In this lecture to the public, which is live streamed to UCL You Tube channel, I covered EMMIE and the Crime Reduction Toolkit
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Briefing for Syndicate Leaders at Police Now (training organisation) 14 July 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Briefing given to ~15 Syndicate Leaders from Police Now on evidence-based policing and the What Works Crime Reduction Toolkit.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Briefing on What Works project - Queensland police commissioner 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact General discussion on what works.

Increased interest from major Australian Police agency.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description CAN EXPERIENCE BE EVIDENCE? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Paper (with professor Rod Rhodes) to the Public Policy and Administration Specialist Group, Panel 2: Policy Design and Learning, PSA 66th Annual International Conference, 21-23 March 2016, Brighton. Draft paper (now much revised) is available as a pdf document online - https://www.psa.ac.uk/sites/default/files/conference/papers/2016/PSA%202016%20Experience.pdf
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description CEPOL conference presentation 6 Oct 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presented at the European Policing conference in Lisbon (CEPOL) to a large room of police practitioners, policy-makers and academics. The presentation was titled "Trawling the research base of an evidence-based toolkit" and reported the first stages of our systematic search for the evidence base in crime reduction. Several questions and comments were posed in relation to this presentation and it raised the visibility of the What Works Crime Reduction toolkit to a European audience.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.cepol.europa.eu/sites/default/files/07-lisa-tompson.pdf
 
Description Conference presentation - What we thought we knew (about What Works) and what we learned 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation given in the main auditorium at the (end-of-project) What Works Conference. Approximately 80 people listened to the debate between me and the Discussant.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://www.ucl.ac.uk/jdi/events/what-works-conference
 
Description Conference talk on alley gating at American Society of Criminology conference, San Francisco 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact This was a talk titled A Systematic Review of Access Control as a Method to Reduce Crime in Physical Environments which took place in a panel dedicated to the What Works project called Doing Systematic Reviews in Crime Prevention.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/asc/asc14/index.php?cmd=Online+Program+View+Paper&selected_pa...
 
Description Conference talk on alley gating at Stockholm Criminology conference, Stockholm 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact A large group of international researchers attended a conference panel dedicated to the What Works project.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Crime Reduction Policies, Justice Select Committee (House of Commons) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Short presentation plus extensive Q&A.

Report published by the House of Commons Select Committee
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmselect/cmjust/307/140121.htm
 
Description Crime Science and Policing 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Keynote presentation at the European College of Policing, Germany.

Asked to write paper based on the presentation for journal publication. Presentation recorded and made available online.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://www.cepol.europa.eu/sites/default/files/09-crime-science.pdf
 
Description Demonstration of Online Evidence Toolkit - Education Endowment Foundation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Supporters
Results and Impact Useful exchange of views and approaches with another what works centre.

EEF are now thinking of changing the layout of their website.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Domestic Abuse Risk Factors, EPPI Centre work on domestic violence 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Talk with Q and A.

Too early to say.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Domestic abuse, risk and policing: International perspectives (Lisbon, Portugal) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Keynote presentation at a two-day domestic abuse seminar on risk assessment and homicide reviews organised by the Control and Human Resources Directorate of the Portuguese government, Lisbon, Portugal (November 2015). I included the What Works DASH research in my presentation, which included two other studies on domestic abuse risk assessment.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Domestic abuse, risk and policing: Research, policy and practice from the UK and US (International Conference hosted at Cardiff University) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Emerging findings from the What Works DASH research were presented at a dissemination and consultation event on April 29th at Cardiff University. More than 170 participants registered for the conference, representing most UK police force areas. One participant fed back that it the conference provided "an excellent day to reflect on a risk-led approach to domestic abuse". In addition to our research project, academics presented findings from several other studies, providing an opportunity for those present to engage with a range of fresh research evidence and thinking about risk-led police responses to domestic abuse. Also contributing to the conference programme were a number of high-level practitioners, including the South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, the National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Domestic Abuse, and the Chief Executive of SafeLives.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description EMMIE training workshop 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This was a workshop held with consortium member partners and staff from the College of Policing for training on the EMMIE framework. Two presentations were given and the delegates worked through an exercise. Substantial time was devoted to discussions.

After the presentation there were several queries from delegates for slides so these were uploaded to slideshare (currently 25 people have viewed this presentation). A number of College of Policing staff will be capitalising on the knowledge learnt in the workshop to produce some EMMIE coding for the project.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.slideshare.net/LisaTompson/emmie-workshop
 
Description EMMIE workshop for IACIA conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop run by Gloria and Amy at the IACIA conference in Manchester in February, 2015, teaching delegates through a workshop about EMMIE, and how to use it in their professional lives
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description EXPLORING EVIDENCE BASED POLICING: AN N8 EVENT, SUPPORTED BY UCLAN, 26/02/2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Around 40 delegates, largely made up of police officers and staff from the North West attended a workshop on evidence based policing, organised by N8, a colloboration between 8 Northern Universities to promote and facilitate evidence-based policing. My talk presented the EMMIE framework and the results of WP1 and 4. Delegates were asked to provide comments on EMMIE. These were collated by the conference organisers. Overall the results were positive and EMMIE was well received.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Emergency Department of the Royal London Hospital 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A discussion about violence to NHS staff and measures that have been considered or implemented to prevent or reduce incidents. The meeting was an opportunity to disseminate the work of the WWCCR to NHS staff, and to receive input into the design of a research protocol.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Engineering a Safer Society - 24th August 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation to senior police officers and policymakers on methods for generating effective responses to crime. This included reference to the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for further research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Engineering a Safer Society - 264th August 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to police officers and analyst staff from Queensland Police Service on methods for generating effective responses to crime. This included reference to the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions from audience on how best to follow up on the recommendations from the presentation.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Evidence Based Masterclass 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Masterclass for police professionals on the use of evidence based research in crime reduction.

Trainees return to police services and are better able to take advantage of evidence on crime reduction.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Evidence Informed Policing, Public Lecture to Christchurch Canterbury University students 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact "2nd and 3rd year students from an undergraduate course at Christchurch Canterbury. Many of the students are practicing police officers. Talked to the students about the project and reported on findings from Work Packages 6 and 7 for the What Works in Crime Reduction Consortium Project.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Evidence-informed Policing Pilot Training Delivery 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The pilot training was delivered in four forces (Police Scotland, Police Service of Northern Ireland, Sussex & Hampshire) through September and October 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Focus Group Report Presentation to College of Policing 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact As part of WP6/7 it was agreed, following consultation with WWPCC members that Professors Fleming and Fyfe would conduct a series of focus groups to assess what might be perceived as a useful tool /programme in order to 'instruct' officers in the value/use of evidence based research. It was also agreed that some information as to what officers understood about research generally, their level of engagement with evidence-based research and how they felt it might assist in their everyday practice would be useful in terms of the design, format and roll out of the police development programme. A written report was delivered in February 2015, and this presentation communicated the key findings. These findings influenced the training design.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Focus group at Evidence Matters event 14 March 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Some 60 police officers attended our focus group on effective Police-Researcher Partnerships. We presented a working theory of effective partnerships, derived from the What Works Project, and solicited feedback on how feasible the model was. Views helped to shape a refined version of the theory, to be written up in a chapter for the 'Advances in Evidence-Based Policing" book.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Focus groups/interviews with Sussex, Hampshire, Police Scotland and PSNI 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Input to planned police training under work package 6 of the project. Baseline data on the level of police understanding at present.

Interest from involved forces and commitment to further training.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011,2014
 
Description How to make police-researcher partnerships mutually effective - ICSC 12 July 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation given at the 2016 International Crime Science Conference to a room of approximately 40 people. The model presented provoked interest and debate into the promises and pitfalls of collaborating across the academic/police practitioner divide. Questions were asked from participants from Brussels and New Zealand (amongst others).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://www.ucl.ac.uk/jdi/events/crime-science-conf/icsc-current
 
Description Integrating research evidence: negotiating police experience for evidence-based policy 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Plenary Presentation - Integrating research evidence: negotiating police experience for evidence-based policy at the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL). October, Lisbon, Portugal. CEPOL is an agency of the European Union dedicated to develop, implement and coordinate training for law enforcement officials.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description International Crime and Intelligence "What Really Reduces Crime" 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to the International Crime and Intelligence conference, Manchester on the findings and vision of the What Works research programme. There were over 150 people in the audience from a number of countries. The purpose was to familiarise the audience with the research programme. There are no outcomes or impact as yet.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.ucl.ac.uk/jdi/events/int-CIA-conf/Downloads-ICIAC/ICIAC15_eBrochure
 
Description International Experiences in Police Research: UK (Canada, Conference) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Q&A. Considerable interest in the work being done on evidence based policy and practice in the UK.

Kept in touch with Canadian advisors to the Government of British Columbia and have an ongoing dialogue.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Introduction to POP, Training programme to Uruguayan Police 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Q&A plus contacts with senior staff from the Ministry of the Interior, Uruguay.

Further training agreed.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Keynote address at Crime Prevention and Communities Conference, Melbourne 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation to conference attendees and other stakeholders on present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Keynote address at POLCON5 (Annual conference of the higher education forum for learning and development in policing) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation to conference attendees and other stakeholders on present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Keynote address at the CARES (Conference on Realist Approaches to Evaluation and Synthesis), Liverpool 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation to conference attendees and other stakeholders on present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011,2014
 
Description Keynote presentation at the Spanish Congress of Criminology: What Works to Reduce Crime? What do we know and what more do we need to know? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact This was an invited Keynote presentation at the Spanish Congress of Criminology. The session was attended by a mix of academics, police and other practitioners. The talk focused on the types of evidence used in systematic reviews of crime reductions, and prompted discussion as to what other factors might be considered in reviews, and what types of evidence should and could be included.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.criminologia.net/congreso2016/principal.html
 
Description Keynote speech on 'History as Evidence to Society of Evidence Based Policing Annual Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Keynote address to annual conference of practitioners that challenged assumptions about what evidence is and how it can be used in policy and practice development.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Knife and gun enabled violence workshop - to Police 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Talk stimulated thoughts for input to systematic review and prompted practitioner thinking on prevention of knife and gun enabled crime.

This is ongoing... we expect that it will stimulate interest in the research output due at the end of 2014 and in the WWCCR toolkit to be made available online in early 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Kongsvinger workshop May 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact This workshop was held to discuss and peer review chapter contributions to the forthcoming book 'Advances in Evidence Based Policing'. Over the two day workshop, many international academic colleagues were exposed to some of the key findings of the What Works project and were fundamental in discussing ways in which the new knowledge could be incorporated into future developments in Policing and teaching.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Lecture at University of the Third Age - Whitby 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation to the group regarding outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Making good on the promise of evidence-based policing: insights from the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This was a conference presentation that summarized some of the key findings from the what works project, and set out directions for future research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description National intelligence conference - Leicester 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to the Police National Intelligence Conference on What Works regarding outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description New Zealands Justice sector in 2024, Leading Justice Symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This was a very high profile event, opened by the NZ Prime Minister and chaired for the full day by the Minister of Justice. It provided an opportunity to emphasise the importance of evidence to policing and sparked considerable NZ interest.

Returning to NZ in 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description One day seminar on What Works: Australian Institute of Police Management 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Professors Gloria Laycock and Nick Tilley developed a full day programme on 'What Works' for the Australian Institute of Police Management. This was held in Manly near to Sydney, Australia. The audience included senior police from across Australia and New Zealand and provoked considerable debate and interest. The audience expressed enthusiasm for the What Works toolkit at the College of Policing and particularly for the EMMIE format. See https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b90493cd842427d487264410e/files/Gloria_Laycock_2016_Professor_in_Residence_AIPM.pdf
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Online Survey - Research evidence in crime reduction activity 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This elicited 655 'valid' responses - mostly chief inspectors (49%), superintendents (24%) and chief superintendents (9%), or civilian staff equivalents.

The results of this survey will influence the content and delivery of work packages 6 and 7. They will also provide the evaluation baseline for work package 9.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Open Sources, Closing Borders Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Cardiff team organised this conference to use the research findings to reflect on contemporary challenges for policing. There was considerable discussion and a number of future research opportunities identified.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Operational Research Criminal Justice Special Interest Group Nov 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact About 20 delegates attended the Operational Research Society Criminal Justice Special Interest Group afternoon at which a number of papers of CJ interest were presented including on 'How to Reduce Crime'. There was a lively discussion following the presentation with one or two attendees saying that they had changed their view of crime prevention.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description POLCON5 Conference - Talk on Police-academic partnerships and evidence-based policing 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Discussion on evidence based approaches to crime reduction.

Too early to say. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Panel presentation at the UCL International crime science Conference, British Library, London, July 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to conference attendees and other stakeholders on present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Pembroke college 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to conference at Pembroke College to present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Plenary session at the International Crime and Intelligence Analysis Conference 26 Feb 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A 'live poll' was held in the plenary session of this conference with all attendees. The audience were required to vote answers to a poll on police-academic collaborations and the outcomes were displayed live onto the screen. This stimulated discussion on the virtues and barriers to collaboration and was used as a platform to garner interest in filling in a longer online survey.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Plenary talk at an applied Mathematics conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact My talk was about crime reduction evaluation evidence and the role that mathematical models might play in simulating" the likely impacts of interventions, and what dosage and/or implementation schedules might be most effective or cost effective. The talk stimulated discussion of types of evidence, the policy interventions to which such models might apply, and the importance of estimating the economic cost of different policy options.

I have been invited to advise on the impact of an intervention of national significance (which unfortunately I cannot disclose).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/naturalsciences/mathematics/eventssumm...
 
Description Police Scotland - Scottish police college 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to a multi-agency audience at a police crime prevention conference in Scotland regarding outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Police Scotland Executive team (Tulliallan Castle) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Afternoon presentation to all Chief Superintendents and Superintendent across Police Scotland with partners regarding outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Police Scotland Executive team (Tulliallan Castle) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Morning presentation to Chief Constable and top police team regarding outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Policing and Research talk 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Promoted police thinking on evaluation. Talk given to Sussex and Surrey police representatives including Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex. Opened by police service Chief Constables. round tables to discuss police research.

Invited to join Sussex Police Innovation Board and to contribute to research designs at local level.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Policy presentation in Edinburgh 4 Feb 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Overview of the what works programme for a senior group of Scottish policy makers and practitioners by the full consortium team
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Practitioner Conference Presentation 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation / workshop with Society of Evidence Based Policing practitioners encouraging them to think about communication strategies in relation to public crime prevention campaigns. This has generated considerable interest in collaborative activities with the research team.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Presentation Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, (ACJS), Denver, CO, US. April 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Featured presentation at an international conference hosted in Denver on criminal justice science. The conference was attended by a combination of academics and practitioners and stimulated debate about the use of evidence in criminal justice, how the work we have competed to date advances the utility of the information, and how this agenda might be moved forwards in the US in particular.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Presentation at College of European Policing (CEPOL), Portugal, October 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presented at the European Policing conference in Lisbon (CEPOL) to a large room of police practitioners, policy-makers and academics. The presentation was titled A systematic review of motivational approaches as a pre-treatment intervention for domestic violence perpetrator programmes. Several questions and comments were posed in relation to this presentation and it raised the visibility of the What Works Crime Reduction toolkit to a European audience.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation at What works Centre for Crime Reduction workshop, Edinburgh, February 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to conference attendees and other stakeholders on present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation of results from the systematic review of motivational approaches as a pre-treatment Intervention for domestic vioelnce perpetrator programmes. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A presentation to a break -out group of the main, What Works Conferences, who were comprised of practitioners and academics who were interested domestic violence. there was a panel discussion and interesting questions and discussion afterwards.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Presentation on 'Prevention' at a strategic planning conference in Scotland 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The Scottish Police in, in collaboration with the Scottish Institute of Police Research, held a conference to discuss their strategic plans to 2026. I gave a paper at the conference on how to prevent crime, which drew on the consortium research programme and a paper I had written at the request of the Scottish Police Authority and Police Scotland to inform their developing strategy for the future of policing in Scotland. The conference was the Scottish International Policing Conference 2016, and was called 'Policing: Localism in a
globalising world'. Held on Thursday 10 November 2016.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.sipr.ac.uk/events/IPC2016.php
 
Description Presentation on alley gating review at 9th International Crime Science Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A talk on the findings of our systematic review of the effectiveness of alley gating. My talk formed part of a panel dedicated to work package 2 of this project. The methods employed in our review generated interest and several audience members asked questions about the approach we took.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation on evidence-based crime reduction at Mexico Week, LSE 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact This talk was part of a crime panel during Mexico Week at LSE. The audience was predominately made up of students, researchers and policy makers from Mexico. My talk generated much discussion on the feasibility and challenges of evidence based policing in Mexico.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation to Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Discussed early findings from research with policy audience.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Presentation to Uruguay police and related agencies on EMMIE and the What Works project 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact As part of a two week training course on problem oriented policing for Uruguay Police, I ran a session on EMMIE and evidence based policing.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation to West Mercia police and related agencies on EMMIE and the What Works project 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact I was participating in a short course for West Mercia police and ran a session covering EMMIE and the What Works project.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation to the Mexican student delegation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to a group of Mexican students and other stakeholders to present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation: Ministry of Justice (New Zealand) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Extensive Q&A.

Generated considerable interest from Min of Justice staff.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Presented at Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, Edinburgh October 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation to conference attendees and other stakeholders titled: A systematic review of motivational approaches as a pre-treatment intervention for domestic violence perpetrator programmes October 2015 and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presented at The Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation to conference attendees and other stakeholders on present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Principles of the EMMIE scale - College of Policing Board 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presenting the Principles of the EMMIE scale to the College of Policing Board.

Important presentation to the College Board to increase understanding of the research being carried out and the thinking behind it.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Problem solving policing 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Talk resulted in discussion about POP and evidence based policing

Follow-up requests for output from the project
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Qualitative surveys and interviews - Research evidence in crime reduction activity 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Qualitative surveys and interviews were conducted with practitioners (e.g. police) to determine the level of use of research and evidenced based methodologies in day to day practice. The aim was to establish a baseline.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Red Light Camera Interventions for Reducing Traffic Violations and Accidents: A Systematic Review (ASC) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation at a session at the ASC conference, given by review collaborators (Ellen Cohn and Suman Kakars).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Reducing Crime through Secured by Design: A Systematic Review 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This presentation took place at the National Training event on Secured by Design. The audience totaled about 200 individuals made up mainly of police officers and security businesses. The presentation covered initial findings from a systematic review which spun out of the work undertaken as part of the what works project. More specifically, it uses the EMMIE framework to appraise the evidence on Secured by Design.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Research Policy podcasts 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Podcast made by UCL Media

Difficult to estimate since publicly available on the web.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.ucl.ac.uk/public-policy/research-policy-podcasts/06_Gloria_Laycock.mp3
 
Description Risk-led policing of domestic abuse and DASH (Society for Evidence Based Policing conference) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact I spoke about the DASH research in the context of the considerable methodological and practical challenges involved in establishing 'what works' for preventing domestic abuse, in a session entitled "What works in Violence Prevention".
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Science Lates held at Science Museum, London. November 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 240 adults attended one of two presentations of the same talk called: 'Can we eliminate crime?'. The whole event drew an audience from the general public - all over 18 years.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Scoping discussion of knife crime review - with Police - Chief Constable MOD Police; Knife Crime Lead 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Discussions with senior practitioners helped to frame the research questions.

Significant contribution to the search terms for the systematic review.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Scottish Office and Police Scotland meeting and workshop (Youth Violence) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to Scottish Office and Police Scotland at a workshop meeting to discuss outputs of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. Links made with others working in schools to prevent young people engaging in violence and carrying knives.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Scottish Police Authority talk 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to a group of Police leaders from the SPA and other stakeholders to present outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based policing and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Seminar: Evidence-based Professional Judgement, Research Agenda and Good practice Index (New Zealand) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Small seminar type presentation and extensive discussion of what works programme with NZ academic professionals.

Further contact expected in 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Session on the development and application of EMMIE at a what works event in Edingburgh, 4th Feb 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact As part of an event on the progress of the What Works project, I gave a session on EMMIE.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Stockholm Criminology Conference: Presentation on What Works in Crime Prevention 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation as part of a panel to delegates at the Stockholm Criminology Conference. Question and answer session with participants at the end.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description TFL EMMIE presentation 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation about EMMIE to TFL researchers and practitioners, about how EMMIE can be used by TFL to design and evaluate research and interventions in the transport sector.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Talk for Societé Generale Bank at Canary Wharf, London 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact i gave a talk on what works in crime prevention to a large group of bankers at Canary Wharf in London.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Talk in Christchurch New Zealand 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to a multi-agency group in Christchurch NZ also broadcast live to police stations across the country regarding outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Talk on Developing Evidence: Delivering Practice - Excellence in Policing Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Talk stimulated discussion and interest in evidence based practice.

Too early to say but we expect to see increased practitioner interest in evidence based policing as a result.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Talk on Evaluation and Problem Oriented Policing 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation followed by Q&A for City of London Police

too early to say - what works toolkit will not be available until 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description The Guardian: Risk-led policing of domestic abuse and the DASH risk model 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact The research featured in an article in The Guardian on 21/09/2016.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/sep/21/police-to-get-more-training-to-detect-non-physical-d...
 
Description Training workshop on systematic and realist reviews - CoP and consortium researchers 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Training will increase the skills base in the UK of those competent to code systematic reviews (contributes to research outputs).

Additional staff available to support the programme. Increased understanding of realist evaluation.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010,2013
 
Description Transport Policing and Enforcement (Transport for London) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Researchers from the WWCCR presented a research protocol for the evaluation of traffic speed cameras to the Transport Policing and Enforcement department, Transport for London. This department has a brief to research the 6Cs: Crime, collisions (road Safety), confidence (in enforcement and the effect of fear), cabs (taxi and private hire vehicles, cycling (Safety and theft) and congestion. The practitioners did not know of the WWCCR project and are keen to obtain reports and other outputs regarding the 6Cs.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description What Works Centre and Online Evidence Toolkit - 8th International Crime Science Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Exchange of views on the proposed layout of the toolkit. Useful feedback form practitioners.

Modification of the toolkit proposals from our side. Too early to say from the audience viewpoint. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description What Works Centre and Online Evidence Toolkit - APP Independent Review Group 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Supporters
Results and Impact Discussion on evidence based approaches to crime reduction.

Too early to say. It is expected to impact in 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description What Works Centre and Online Evidence Toolkit - Barrow Cadbury Trust/ Transition to Adulthood Alliance 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Supporters
Results and Impact Sparked questions and discussion.

Too early to say. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2014
 
Description What Works Centre and Online Evidence Toolkit - Crime Prevention Business Area representatives 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Supporters
Results and Impact Sparked questions and discussion.

Too early to say. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description What Works Centre and Online Evidence Toolkit - Local Area Research and Intelligence Association 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Q&A after presentation. Useful feedback on the proposed layout of the toolkit.

Too early to say. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description What Works Centre and Online Evidence Toolkit - Police Frontline Champions 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop on evidence based approaches to crime reduction.

Too early to say. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description What Works Centre and Online Evidence Toolkit - Sussex Police evidence champions 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Discussion on evidence based approaches to crime reduction.

Too early to say. The toolkit will be delivered in early 2015 and this was a preparatory exercise.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description What Works Conference: Risk-led policing of domestic abuse and the DASH risk model 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact I presented the DASH research in a session entitled "What Works in Preventing Domestic Abuse?" at the What Works Conference, held in the British Library (24/01/2017).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description What Works Scotland workshop - Mapping the Evidence Base 4 Feb 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation given at workshop with Police Scotland practitioners and policymakers
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.slideshare.net/LisaTompson/ww-scotland-mapping-the-evidence-58109443
 
Description What Works end of project conference (London) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact We organised a major conference at the British Library to mark the end of the What Works project. This was very well attended and attracted international speakers. We had three keynote speakers during the course of the day interspersed with three breakout periods with five parallel sessions in each breakout. This made a total of 15 parallel sessions as well as a final panel with senior academic, practitioner and ESRC speakers. A video of the event was made and is available here: https://youtu.be/4oQYKOWDfyk
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://www.ucl.ac.uk/jdi/events/what-works-conference
 
Description What Works presentation at Counties Mankau - Auckland Operational police visit 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation in New Zealand to a group of police staff regarding outputs and the ongoing vision of the What Works in Crime Reduction research programme. This stimulated questions and discussion about various issues such as responses to crime, evidence based crime reduction and future directions for this sort of work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description What works in theory? Can it work in practice? Presentation at academic conference. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This was an international conference - European Criminology Conference, Munster, Germany in September 2016. Largely academic audience with some post graduate students and practitioners.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description What works to reduce crime? Evidence from a systematic review of systematic reviews (ASC, New Orleans) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presenting findings from a systematic review of all the systematic review evidence on what works in crime reduction. The resulting discussion with academics was very stimulating and evoked interest in the audience.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Workshop OSCAR Evidence Camp 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop event at the Open Source Communications Analytics Research Evidence Camp. Impact has focused upon getting practitioners to think about the messages they communicate to the public through their online activities.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Workshop at IACIA conference on the toolkit 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop on the toolkit at the 2016 IACIA conference in Manchester in February, 2016. Practitioners were taught to use the toolkit and implement evidence-based practice in their professional lives
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Workshop with Police Scotland 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop during a day of presentations with Police Scotland, where they engaged with EMMIE, the online toolkit, and were trained to implement this type of thinking and evidence-based practice in their daily activities.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description attending confernce and workshop- Violence Against Women: A Determinant of Health 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Attendees at this conference came from a range of backgrounds, but primarily health and social care. Workshop discussions included the interface between health and criminal justice and the work of the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction, Workshop discussants showed an increased interest in the role of criminal justice in a public health response to domestic violence and abuse.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description conference presentation (Cardiff) held on 13 02 17 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A lecture called 'What does research evidence do in an era of post-truth politics?'. At a national conference held in Cardiff Bay, Wales and organised by Cardiff University, called 'Open Sources, Closing Borders'. The purpose was to generate debate on the role of evidence based research in the post truth political climate of today.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description conference presentation at What Works end of project conference, London 24 01 17 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This was a talk in a breakout session at the 'What works in Crime Reduction' conference at the British Library. The talk was on the economics of crime prevention and was called "Economic analysis of crime prevention interventions'. The conference was attended by over 250 delegates.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.ucl.ac.uk/jdi/events/what-works-conference