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Call for papers - Learning from success, near miss and failure - deadline: 31 March 2020

The Centre for Policing Research and Learning has been invited to guest edit a themed issue of the journal: Public Money and Management with papers arising from the recent Centre for Policing Research and Learning Annual Conference where the theme of ' Learning from success, near miss and failure' was explored in: policing, local government, health and other sectors. The editorial team is Centre academics: Jean Hartley, Richard Harding, Nicky Miller and Zoe Walkington, and Director of People at Thames Valley Police, Steven Chase.

25th October 2019

More success for the Centre

Congratulations to Professor Jean Hartley, who has been awarded again for her continued success.

22nd October 2019
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Catching Britain's Killers: The Crimes That Changed Us

Catch up with the final episode to find out which investigations led to a radical overhaul of police powers.

21st October 2019

Research Excellence Awards 2019 - Best External Collaboration

We are pleased to announce that The Centre for Policing Research and Learning has been shortlisted for the Open University Research Excellence Awards under Best External Collaboration.

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 this link.

18th September 2019

Going for Gold!

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

12th September 2019

Annual conference OU Centre for Policing

The Centre for Policing Research and Learning Annual Conference - Learning from success, near miss and failure took place on 9-10 October 2019 at the Open University, Milton Keynes. The conference had an excellent line-up of authorative speakers and Powerpoint slide decks and AV clips are available on previous events page.

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

Upcoming Events

Feb 4
Mar 11

Membership Group Meeting

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 10:00 to 12:00


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