FAQ’s

Who does the IPSCJ work with?

The IPSCJ welcomes partnership opportunities and commissions from public safety and criminal justice organisations from all over the world. Our work is internationally renowned and our ability to use knowledge and expertise from a number of different countries and cultures strengthens our ability to help deliver innovative solutions.

What is the process for commissioning the IPSCJ to carry out a project?

Each project we undertake is highly individual and bespoke. Therefore our senior research and management teams will be happy to meet with you to discuss your specific needs and objectives for any project you may wish to undertake. Contact us to find out more.

Where is the IPSCJ based?

The IPSCJ is based in the centre of the UK in Northampton, 15 minutes from junction 15 of the M1. Our location means we are in easy reach of all directions of the UK and we are able to work effectively with organisations as a result.

Can the IPSCJ help to implement recommendations from research/evaluation findings?

Absolutely. The IPSCJ specialises in both conducting research and analysis as well as implementing new ways of working as a result of evaluations. We are able to provide ongoing assistance with translation of research findings into policy and practice, and are able to offer follow-up evaluations of the effectiveness of new practices. To find out more, see our specialisms.

I received a phone call from the IPSCJ telephone survey team. How will the information I provided be used?

The IPSCJ carries out research around victim and witness experiences and public perceptions of crime in order to improve police, justice and support services.

Your feedback will be used to inform organisations about their service delivery and how services and processes might be improved. Your personal information and contact details will not be shared with any other organisation and your identity will be kept confidential and as such will not be published in any research findings.

If you have any further questions about this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How can I get involved in the IPSCJ’s work?

If you are seeking an internship, the IPSCJ may be able to help you build your research experience and knowledge. Send a copy of your CV and a single-page supporting letter to ipscj@northampton.ac.uk.

The IPSCJ offers funding for PhD students whose area of study complements our activities. To find out more, email ipscj@northampton.ac.uk.

How can I keep up to date with the work and activities of the IPSCJ?

Sign up to our mailing list to receive regular updates regarding the work we’re doing,  events we will be speaking at and what training we’re offering.