Archived research projects

Research to conduct (in collaboration with Professor David Weisburd) a systematic review on community-oriented policing
(George Mason University, Fairfax, USA, 2011-2013, $4,500)
Professor Trevor Bennett


A national evaluation of the ESF peer mentoring project
(Welsh Assembly Government, 2010-2013, £79,800)
Professor Trevor Bennett, Professor Katy Holloway and Professor Mike Maguire


Assess the prevalence of Mephedrone use in South Wales and undertake a qualitative assessment of the links between Mephedrone and Violence 01 South Wales Police – Annex A.pdf
(Welsh Assembly Government & South Wales Police, March 2013, £9,000)
Dr Fiona Brookman


A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions for the rehabilitation and reintegration of drug-using offenders
(Home Office, 2010, £28,800)
Professor Trevor Bennett


A systematic review of accredited substance misuse interventions
(Ministry of Justice, 2010, £22,400)
Professor Trevor Bennett


An evaluation of the Take Home Naloxone Programme
(Welsh Assembly Government, 2009-2011, £54,000)
Professor Trevor Bennett and Dr Katy Holloway


Status dogs, young people and criminalisation: towards a preventative strategy
(RSPCA, 2011)
Dr Jenny Maher with Hughes, G. and Lawson, C


Young People and Weapons Use in South Wales
(Valrec and South Wales Police, 2010)
Dr Jenny Maher with Hughes, G. and Lawson, C


An evaluation of the transitional support scheme
(Welsh Assembly Government)
Professor Mike Maguire and Dr Katy Holloway


A systematic review of research on the effectiveness of drug treatment in reducing crime
Swedish Council for Crime Prevention, 2009, £6,000)
Professor Trevor Bennett


A systematic review of knife crime
(Local Government Association, 2008-2008, £6,000)
Professor Trevor Bennett


An evaluation of Cardiff Vulnerable Women’s Turnaround Project
(National Offender Management Service)
Dr Fiona Brookman and Dr Katy Holloway

Report in English Report in Welsh


Objects of concern, risk and control: the social transitions of young care leavers in the juvenile justice and adult criminal justice systems
(University of Glamorgan -University Research Investment Scheme)
Dr Jonathan Evans


Evaluation of the ‘All Different All Equal’ campaign
(Council of Europe)
Dr Jonathan Evans, Professor Howard Williamson and Sylvia Volpi (2008)


An evaluation of the Different and Equal diversity campaign
(Council of Europe)
Dr Jonathan Evans


A study of animal abuse among gang members
(University Research Investment Scheme)
Dr Jenny Maher and Dr Harriet Pierpoint


Fine payment work – process study
(Ministry of Justice)
Professor Mike Maguire, Dr Harriet Pierpoint and CRG Research (December 2007)


An evaluation of Cardiff’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre
(Local Criminal Justice Board SARC)
Dr Fiona Brookman, Dr Amanda Robinson and Dr Kirsty Hudson (2007/8)


Analysis and evaluation of homicide data and databases in the UK and pilot research into difficult to detect homicides
(University Research Investment Scheme)
Dr Fiona Brookman (2007/8)


A process and output evaluation of the early implementation of the conditional caution
(Home Office)
Dr Harriet Pierpoint

Report



The role of violence in street crime
(ESRC)
Professor Trevor Bennett, Dr Fiona Brookman with Professor Richard Wright (March 2004 – March 2006)



Further analysis of the large body of field data of the recently-completed project on Afghan post-war political and constitutional developments
(Home Office)
Dr Ali Wardak
Published as a co-edited book 'Race and Probation’ by Willan Publishers 2005



Call handling and the investigation of volume crime
(Home Office)
Professor Trevor Bennett and Dr Katy Holloway
October 2004 – February 2005



Evaluation of a policing strategy aimed at reducing the supply of Class “A” drugs in South Wales
(Home Office)
Professor Trevor Bennett and Dr Fiona Brookman with Professor Mike Maguire
March 2004 – July 2004 (not for publication)



Literature review on intimate searches and X-rays
Professor Mike Maguire and Dr Harriet Pierpoint
2004 – ongoing



Neighbourhood audit
(Youth Justice Board and Plymouth Youth Offending team)
Dr Harriet Pierpoint



Criminogenic needs and probation experiences of black and asian offenders in England and Wales
(Home Office)
Dr Ali Wardak in collaboration with Professor Peter Raynor and Dr Maurice Vanstone (Swansea University), Professor David Smith (Lancaster University), Dr Bankole Cole (Hull University)
September 2001 – October 2003
Published as Black and Asian Offenders on Probation (Home Office Study No 277) 2004



Systematic review of the literature on drugs and crime, and a systematic review of the literature on the effectiveness of drug treatment programmes
Report
(Home Office)
Professor Trevor Bennett with Dr Katy Holloway, in collaboration with Professor David Farrington (from the University of Cambridge), and with the assistance of two research assistants
2003 – 2005



“Review of the literature on the effectiveness of neighbourhood watch”:
(The Campbell Collaboration)
Professor Trevor Bennett and Dr Katy Holloway
October 2003 – ongoing

report



Study to link the NEW-ADAM data set with the Home Office Offenders’ Index data set
(Home Office)
Professor Trevor Bennett and Dr Katy Holloway
May 2003 – September 2003

report



Post-war political and constitutional developments in Afghanistan during 2002
(Department of International Development (DFID) )
Dr Ali Wardak
Supervised by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Published as Afghanistan’s Political and Constitutional Development by ODI 2003



Reviewing ‘failed’ homicide cases in the form of analysis of CPS homicide files
(Home Office)
Dr Fiona Brookman
July 2002 – December 2003



Compiling literature reviews on the links between organised crime and volume crime in the UK, what works in reducing street robbery and related violence, and the potential for improving routine data collection on ‘suspicious’ deaths
(Home Office)
Dr Fiona Brookman
June – September 2001



Reduction/prevention of homicide in the UK
(Home Office)
Dr. Fiona Brookman in collaboration with Professor Mike Maguire
February 2000

Report



Evaluating the roll-out of the National Intelligence Model
(Home Office)
Tim John and Professor Mike Maguire (2002-2003)

Report



The role and co-ordination of volunteer appropriate adults for young suspects
(University of Plymouth and University of Glamorgan)
Dr Harriet Pierpoint
1998 – 2005