Yearly Archives: 2019

Call for papers – Special edition of the International Journal of Police Science and Management



Psychology and Policing:

This special issue will examine the role psychology has had in policing. The collection of articles will each examine the application of theory and research to real life practice. How well do theory and practice seek to achieve the same goals?

The special issue will be published in December 2020 and the deadline to submit papers is 1 August 2020. Proposals comprising a title and 150 word outline should be sent to Professor Becky Milne ( by 1 August 2019.

London Conference – Exploring the perspectives of children and young people – 26th June 2019

Please see attached details for “Exploring the perspectives of children and young people: Understanding positive and adverse experiences through the medium of In My Shoes & Apps”, a one-day conference taking place in London on 26th June 2019. The conference is relevant to anyone interested in assessment and interviewing of children using new technology. For additional details, please see:

Invitation to take part in an online study – call for practitioner research participants

Invitation to take part in an online study – call for practitioner research participants

Title of Study: How would you evaluate a witness statement?

Duration: self-paced but no longer than 15 minutes

Researcher: Dr Feni Kontogianni, Prof. Lorraine Hope, Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth

Objective of the study

We are seeking fluent or native English practitioners for a study investigating factors that affect the way people perceive and evaluate witness statements.

Seeking your support

Your participation will enable us to examine ways in which we can develop strategies to help decision-making when evaluating interviewees’ reports in police investigations and asylum-seeking applications. You can complete the experiment online anonymously, where you will be asked to read an interview transcript and then answer a short series of questions. 

If you are interested to participate, please follow the link below or scan the QR code:

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If you have any questions about the study please contact:

iIIRG Director and Co-Director Vacancies

Nominations are invited for the vacancies of iIIRG Director and Co-director

The iIIRG Executive Committee are seeking nominations for a new Director and Co-director to develop the iIIRG further as a unique network of professional interviewers dedicated to ethical interviewing worldwide.

Applications from an already paired Director/Co-director partnership would be advantageous, however, individual applications are also welcome.

Nominees must be members of the iIIRG.

Full details of the vacancies together with the full application process can be found here in the Members Area of the iIIRG website

If you have any questions relating to the roles or you would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact Gavin ( and/or Trond ( direct who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Closing date

The closing date for interested parties to submit their nominations is this coming Friday 18th January 2019 and it is expected that the successful candidate/s will take up positions as Director Elect and Co-director Elect by March 2019, taking over full responsibilities during the iIIRG Annual Conference and Masterclass in Stavern, Norway at the end of June 2019 where a formal handover will take place.

Click here to view the vacancies for iIIRG Director and Co-director