What Works Centre News Updates

PREVENT-ing terrorism 12 September 2017

Professor Martin Innes of Cardiff University explains how research by the What Works Centre helps us to understand the contribution of disruption techniques in preventing terrorism.

Research published on electronic monitoring 24 July 2017

Dr Jyoti Belur and Dr Amy Thornton of UCL Department of Security and Crime Science talk about the newly-published systematic review on electronic monitoring.

Neighbourhood policing: Call for practice 19 July 2017

Are you a police officer involved in neighbourhood policing? Or a practitioner with expert knowledge of the skills needed to deliver effective community engagement? We need your help…

Frontline researchers: A personal experience 16 July 2017

My experience of conducting research as a police officer and some key tips for future researchers

Speed cameras to reduce speeding traffic and road traffic injuries 12 July 2017

This review on the use of speed cameras was conducted by Dr Phil Edwards and Dr Chloe Perkins of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

What Works in What Works? 11 July 2017

The independent evaluation of the What Works Centre is published today. Gillian Hunter, Senior Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, tells us how far the Centre has come over the last 3 years and what it needs to focus on next.

New research published on What Works in retail tagging 22 June 2017

Dr Aiden Sidebottom of UCL Department of Security and Crime Science talks about his newly-published systematic review on retail tagging.