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Research Excellence Award

We are please to announce that The Centre for Policing Research and Learning has been shortlisted for the Open University Research Excellence award

The Research Excellence Awards 2019 have some new and exciting categories, with a one-off category this year to celebrate The Open University's 50th Anniversary. Additionally, we have further expanded our categories to include academic-related staff who support our fantastic research, because we all know this is a team effort and excellent research support only enhances our research endeavours further.

23rd September 2019

BBC Ideas

The Centres Director of Research: Professor Graham Pike and other Open University Academics have created a series of videos for The BBC.

The videos can be found on the link below:

18th September 2019

Going for Gold!

Computer chips

Open University Professor Jean Hartley received this year’s Medal for Research from the British Academy of Management (BAM) at its annual conference in Birmingham today (Tuesday 3 September). This was awarded for ‘sustained, original contributions to management research by a BAM member’.

12th September 2019

New department, new role - vacancy for a Personal Assistant/Secretary - CLOSED

We are recruiting for a Personal Assistant/Secretary to the Director of Policing Organisation and Practice (POP).

9th September 2019

Join the team - vacancy for Centre Team Secretary

The post holder will be involved in the running of the Centre, dealing with members of the Open University Business School, other OU departments and external organisations.  They will provide full personal secretarial support to the Academic Director and support the work of the Leadership Team and the Centre Manager.  Read more and apply here.

20th August 2019

Annual conference OU Centre for Policing

Learning from success, near miss and failure - The Centre for Policing Research and Learning Annual Conference 9-10 October held at the Open University, Milton Keynes

1st August 2019

Transforming Police L&D Project launches second police learning and development survey

The Open University’s Centre for Police Research and Learning (CPRL) project team, working with their partners at MOPAC and survey specialists IFF, launched their planned second survey to look at the state of Learning and Development across police forces and agencies in England and Wales on Monday 25th June 2019

27th June 2019

Demand management report - now available

The report has been produced as a result of visits to 15 police forces from the centre membership.

29th April 2019

Join the team (post closed)

We wish to appoint a Senior Research Fellow/Research Fellow to work for the centre.

16th April 2019

Mobile phone use while driving - policing participants needed

We’re looking for Policing participants to help us.

20th March 2019

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Upcoming Events

Dec 5

Membership Group Meeting

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Open University, Milton Keynes

Mar 12

Membership Group Meeting

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Open University, Milton Keynes

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