News and blogs

Our latest news and commentary on a variety of issues affecting today's policing.

A major new study exploring how and why the 2019 protests in Hong Kong, became increasingly violent and radicalised has been published by a leading Oxford University Press journal.

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A research team including Keele’s Professor Clifford Stott has successfully secured funding for two major research projects worth over £1.5 million from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to help societies better respond to mass emergencies including COVID-19.

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Performance poet Bohdan Piasecki is announced as artist in residence for a project to explore vulnerability in collaboration within Keele Institute for Social Inclusion.

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Criminology experts from Keele University are studying the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on Britain’s road network, in a bid to make the roads safer during and after the lockdown.

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Keele criminologist Dr Helen Wells has launched a toolkit of resources to help police forces educate and enforce the law against mobile phone use by drivers.

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Keele’s School of Social, Political and Global Studies has appointed a new Honorary Professor of Practice to support cohesion, equality and policy development in a number of its courses.

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A Keele research project led by Dr Helen Wells, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, and Dr Leanne Savigar, PhD Research Assistant in Criminology, has launched a compendium reviewing the innovations currently in operation aimed at reducing mobile phone use by drivers.

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Keele University geoscientists have helped police scientifically identify when a badger sett has been illegally filled in.

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Researchers at Keele University, alongside partners at University College London and the London School of Economics, have started working on a major collaborative research programme which aims to improve relationships between police and the communities they work with.

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Researchers at Keele have contributed to an important new report published by the College of Policing

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, and Head of Protective Services (Operations) at West Yorkshire Police.

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Keele University awarded major grant by the ESRC to help shape police policy and practice

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Keele University’s Professor Clifford Stott has helped launch a major police training programme in Ukraine that aims to underpin reforms to policing in the country.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West from West Yorkshire Police and Amanda Jacks from the Football Supporters Federation.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West of West Yorkshire Police, this blog reflects on the work of the Keele-based research project ‘ENABLE'.

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New interdisciplinary research centre designed to promote research collaboration between academics and policing and community safety partners to help tackle the challenges facing Britain’s police forces.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Chief Superintendent Owen West, KPAC Research Fellow and Director of Corporate Services, West Yorkshire Police.

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Written by Professor Clifford Stott, Co-Director, Keele University Policing Academic Collaboration (KPAC).

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