External research

We are interested in all research which has the potential to develop the evidence base for high-quality probation and youth justice services and where we can promote excellence in service provision. We thus support and promote external research activities and findings, and are always interested in opportunities for collaboration and differing ways of filling evidence gaps.

We support the Manchester Metropolitan University Q-Step Programme, the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, and the Capabilities in Academic Policy Engagement (CAPE) project.

We also provide advice to a range of external projects, for example:

If you would like to highlight or discuss a completed project or research proposal, please contact us at hmiprobationresearch@hmiprobation.gov.uk (E-mail address) (E-mail address).