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Project explores Covid-19 changes to police interview techniques

Project explores Covid-19 changes to police interview techniques

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2020 13:44 GMT

A new research project is to examine what difference the use of telephone or video calls, as opposed to face to face participation, has on the fairness and effectiveness of police interviews, carried out with witnesses, victims and suspects of crime.

Voluntary action and Covid-19 – new research will explore lessons learnt and recommendations for UK recovery

Voluntary action and Covid-19 – new research will explore lessons learnt and recommendations for UK recovery

Press releases   •   Nov 03, 2020 09:00 GMT

Experts from across academia and the voluntary sector are to carry out a major research project into the role of voluntary action in the Covid-19 pandemic – exploring the challenges, what worked well and making recommendations to inform planning for future crises.

Experiences of Covid-19 volunteers told through interactive map
Northumbria University part of £3.9m national collaboration to support academic engagement with public policy

Northumbria University part of £3.9m national collaboration to support academic engagement with public policy

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 07:30 BST

Northumbria University has joined forces with UCL and the Universities of Cambridge, Manchester and Nottingham, as well as Parliament, Government and policy organisations, in a project to explore ways of improving academic-policy engagement.