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British Society of Criminology 2017 Annual Conference 4th- 7th July 2017

Unity partner and Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee, Dr Megan O’Neill introduced the Unity project at the British Society of Criminology 2017 Annual Conference. The event was held at Sheffield Hallam University on 4th July – 7th July. Excited to be @SHULawCrim for the #BSCconf17. Will be presenting […]


National Police LGBT Conference June 2017

The West Yorkshire for Innovation team attended the National Police LGBT Conference which was held at the Leeds Civic Hall on 16th June 2017, to disseminate Unity. The event was attended by representatives from 40 police forces from across the UK. The event also included presentations from the Blast Project, which […]


Finland Consortium Meeting June 2017

The Unity Consortium were in Finland last week, from the 6th – 9th June, the purpose of the meeting was for our Finnish partners to debrief the consortium following their 3 week testing period. The consortium meeting was held in both Helsinki and Tampere to give all attending a better understanding […]


Tackling Cyber Crime & Improving Police Response Showcase

The Tackling Cyber Crime & Improving Police Response Showcase was held at Leeds Beckett University on the 26th May 2017. The conference was attended by members of the WyFi Team including Melissa Wild – Project Delivery Officer, who joined the event to disseminate the Unity Project. The conference involved a showcase of the […]


“Community Policing – A European Perspective Strategies, Best Practices and Guidelines“

The book “Community Policing – A European Perspective Strategies, Best Practices and Guidelines“  is in the process of being published by the Springer publishing house for July 2017. Please click the link for more information http://www.springer.com/in/book/9783319533957 Book editor Ruža Karlović provided an overview of the content;   The book editors (P. […]


The Police Institute for Scottish Policing Research Conference 2016

The Police Institute for Scottish Policing Research (SIPR) Conference was held at Edinburgh University on 10th November 2016. SIPR is a collaboration between Police Scotland and 13 Scottish Universities, established in 2007 to carry out independent research and to make evidence based contributions to policing policy and practice. Our partners from […]


Serious and Orgainised Crime National Conference March 2017

The Serious and Organised Crime Conference was held in Birmingham on 16th March 2017, The conference was attended by our partners Serco who joined the event to disseminate the Unity Project. Laurence Marzell represented Serco at the event. @unityeuproject at the #Serious and #organised #crime national conference pic.twitter.com/pxSFY9U9bZ — Laurence Marzell […]


Finnish Pilot Tutorial Videos

Our technical partners Rinicom LTD have created a video user guide to assist the participants of the Unity Finnish Pilot. The videos provide a visual guide on how to navigate through the Unity Portal and the Data Analytics. A PDF guide has also been provided to the participants. Please click the […]


Unity Exercise Pilot Finland June 2017

The next Unity exercise has commenced this week with the Police University College in Finland as the hosts. The testing started on the 10th May and they plan to run testing over a 3 week period. Week 1 will consist of testing how a citizen would use the Unity technology, then […]


N8 Policing-Community Engagement Showcase

On the 9th May our Project Co-ordinator Leanne Vickers attended an N8 Research event to present project Unity. The event was a celebration of all innovative research in Community Policing and gave Unity the opportunity to explain how they could enhance this. Unity has arrived at #NorthernInnovation Celebrating innovation in community […]