CCJP Annual Conference

University of Birmingham
Wednesday 8 June (00:00) - Thursday 9 June 2022 (00:00)

Moumita Deb (
Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay (

At this conference you will hear about the recent research by CCJP members and their partners as well as get a chance to meet with likeminded researchers and practitioners. You will also learn about CCJP’s new project ‘Is it a crime to be poor?’

Topics include panels/talks on early intervention, addictive behaviour, diversion programmes, cyber vulnerability, financial crime, AI and data, violence against women and girls, child neglect, women and global justice, police conduct, prisons, workforce wellbeing, Covid 19 and crime.

Topics include panels/talks on early intervention, addictive behaviour, diversion programmes, cyber vulnerability, financial crime, AI and data, violence against women and girls, child neglect, women and global justice, police conduct, prisons, workforce wellbeing, Covid 19 and crime.

Further details will be sent to you once you have registered online.


8 June 2022

9:45 – 10:15 Registration
10:30 Opening Talk
11:15 – 12:30 Panels 1 and 2
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:45 Panels 3 and 4
14:45 – 16:00 Panels 5 and 6
16:00 – 16:30 Tea/Coffee
16:30 – 17:45 Panels 7 and 8

9 June 2022

9:45 – 10:00 Tea/Coffee 
10:00 – 11:15 Panels 9 and 10
11:15 – 12:30 Panels 11 and 12
End of the conference

Panels and Talks

Panel 1: Frontiers in Women's Global Justice - Research on Sexual Violence and Memory

  • Behavioural Indicators of Accurate Recall: Harnessing Meta-Memory Processes During Police Interviews During Rape Investigations to Gauge Accuracy
  • Evaluating Case Attrition Among Sexual Violence Victims in Kenya
  • The Kenyan Survivors of Sexual Violence Network: Preserving Memory Evidence with a Bespoke Mobile Application to Increase Access to Vital Services and Justice
  • Confidence Accuracy Relationship within Eyewitness Memory Recall Across Time

Session by Prof Heather Flowe

Panel 2: Violence, sexual offending, and harassment

  • Examining the context of male-on-male rape in the UK: A call to arms. (Dr Anthony Murphy)
  • GBV in the global south. (Rachael Walsh, Laura M. Stevens, Wangu Kanja, Emily Kuhn, William Cosnett, Eunhee Kim, Sarah Rockowitz and Prof Heather Flowe)
  • Sexual behaviours of those under the age of 18. (Dr Sophie King-Hill)

Panel 3: Police Conduct

  • Regulating Police Conduct in Custody Suites. (Dr John Kendall)
  • Understanding stigma within criminal justice: a multi-faceted model. (Dr Anna Kotova)
  • It’s all about scrutiny: bringing democratic accountability to policing. (David Lloyd, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire)

Panel 4: Crime, Punishment and Marginalisation

  • Not Guilty by Reasons Other than Insanity. (Dr John Child and Dr Claire Hogg)
  • Police diversity. (Dr Tara Lai Quinlan)
  • Results of the CCJP Crime To Be Poor Scoping Exercise. (Dr Tara Lai Quinlan and Nicola Campbell)
  • Lawful Excuse and ‘The Right to Protest’: The Trial of the Colston 4 (Dr Steven Cammiss)

Panel 5: Diversion

  • College of Policing Vulnerability and Violent Crime Programme: An Overview. (Dr Emily Evans)
  • Kitchen Table Talks Parental Outreach Programme Evaluation for the West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit. (Prof Laura Caulfield, Dr Sarah Brooks-Wilson, Dr Jane Booth and Dr Mark Monaghan)
  • Findings of ‘New Chance’ Intervention. (Dr Juste Abramovaite and Prof Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay)
  • Recidivism and its relationship to dropout in a community-based batterer intervention program. (Dr Meritxell Perez Ramirez)

Panel 6: Wellbeing, behaviour, and harms

  • Space-Time Budget methodology to study neighbourhood guardianship. (Dr Sam Cole)
  • 2. The relationship between crime and gambling. (Anita Dockley)
  • 3. The impact of traumatic material on analytical, intelligence and secondary investigative staff in law enforcement. (Dr Fazeelat Duran and Prof Jessica Woodhams)

Panel 7: Effects of adversity and trauma

  • Sibling Experiences of Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Scoping Review (Ben Donagh)
  • The health impacts of DA and childhood maltreatment:
    • CM and the development of central sensitivity syndromes: a narrative review of the literature. (Dr Sonica Minhas)
    • The association between childhood maltreatment/domestic abuse and atopic disorders. (Dr Katrina Nash)
    • The association between childhood maltreatment and autoimmune disease. (Liam Snook)

Panel 8: Impact of Covid-19

  • Domestic abuse and COVID-19. (Dr Joht Singh Chandan):
    • DA survivor views on remote services during the pandemic with a summary of mapped services.
    • The association between DA exposure and subsequent COVID infections with discussion on the need for vaccinating this group.
  • The impact of Covid-19 and associated public health measures on stranger sex offending in the UK. (Prof Jessica Woodhams, Dr Blaine Keetch, Dr Matthew Brett, Prof Heather Flowe, Prachiben Shah and Dr Kari Davies)

Panel 9: Neglect and Abuse

  • Analysis of serious case reviews (where children have died/seriously harmed by parents/carers). (Dr Joanna Garstang and Dr Nutmeg Hallett)
  • Child protection medical examinations during the pandemic. (Dr Joanna Garstang and Dr Nutmeg Hallett)
  • The CARA (Cautioning and Relationship Abuse) Service impact evaluation and economic benefits study. (Dr Christine Christie, Dr Yiannis Karavias, Prof Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay, Prof Caroline Bradbury-Jones, Prof Julie Taylor, Prof Eddie Kane and Prof Heather Flowe)

Panel 10: Financial and cyber crimes

  • Combating money laundering: does implementing the Financial Action Task Force recommendations bite? (Dr Sami Bensassi and Arisyi Fariza Raz)
  • Global Crime Index – Economic Crimes. (Dr Juste Abramovaite and Prof Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay)
  • Cyber vulnerability Matrix. (Prof Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Moumita Deb)
  • TBC. (Prof Heather Marquette)

Panel 11: Crime Linkage

  • TBC. (Prof Jessica Woodhams, Dr Amy Burrell and Dr Benjamin Costello)
  • Using AI to incorporate context into crime linkage: Considering the context in which suspect behaviour is expressed. (Dr Matthew Tonkin, Dr Dalal Alrajeh and Prof Jessica Woodhams)
  • The use of crime linkage in Switzerland. (Margaret Hardiman, Dr Kari Davies and Prof Jessica Woodhams)
  • Using ANPR to detect offenders. (Manuela Mahauic)

Panel 12: The Prison Environment

  • The ‘persistence’ of the Victorian prison (Prof Dominque Moran)
  • Do prisons need green spaces? Nature contact and the wellbeing of prisoners and prison staff. (Prof Dominque Moran)
  • Tinned tuna with tomato, onion, and garlic sauce: Prison food and prisoner writing. (Dr Eleanor March)

Cost: Free