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07

Wednesday

Collaborating to shape the future of sentencing research – Innovation and impact

9.30am

Panel Discussions

Public, Staff, Students

Speaker: Professor Peter Hungerford-Welch, City, University of London

09.30 – 10.00 Arrival and coffee

10:00 – 10:10 Welcome
Professor Peter Hungerford-Welch, City, University of London

10:10 – 10:20 Keynote speech: Current priorities for the Sentencing Council
Lord Justice Holroyde, Chairman of the Sentencing Council

10:20 – 10:45 The work of the Sentencing Council and the Analysis and Research Team
Ruth Pope, Amber Isaac and Sarah Poppleton, Office of the Sentencing Council

10:45 – 11:45 Panel 1

  • Evaluation of the Sentencing Council sexual offences guideline – Pamela Jooman and Professor Sally Kyd, University of Leicester
  • The MoJ GPS pilot evaluation – Giles Stephenson and Helen Smith, MoJ Analytical Services

  • Facilitated by Dr Alpa Parmar, University of Oxford and Member of the Sentencing Council

    11:45 – 12:05 Coffee

    12:05 – 13:30 Panel 2

  • Comparing the impacts of short-term custody and community sentences
  • Aidan Mews and Joe Hillier, MoJ Analytical Services - Drunk and Doubly Deviant? The Role of Gender and Intoxication in Sentencing Assault Offences – Carly Lightowlers, University of Liverpool
  • Addiction and choice: the role of perceived choice in the sentencing of addicted offenders – Mr Nicholas Sinclair-House, University of Sussex, Dr John Child, University of Birmingham and Dr Hans Crombag, University of Sussex

  • Facilitated by Professor Julian Roberts, University of Oxford

    13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

    14:30 – 15:45 Panel 3

  • Sentencing for multiple versus single offences – Professor Mandeep K.Dhami, Middlesex University London.
  • Algorithmic risk tools in Sentencing Processes – Melissa Hamilton, University of Surrey
  • Decision tree models as a tool of quantitative sentencing research – Mika Sutela, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Eastern Finland and Academic Visitor, University of Oxford

  • Facilitated by Professor Peter Hungerford-Welch, City, University of London

    15:45 – 16:25 Future collaboration between the academic community and the Sentencing Council

  • Update on the Sentencing Academy – Dr Jonathan Bild, University of Cambridge
  • Selling impact and getting impact: A great strategy to secure funding – Dr Jose Pina-Sanchez, University of Leeds

  • Facilitated by Dr Alpa Parmar, University of Oxford and Member of the Sentencing Council

    16:25 – 16:30 Close
    Professor Peter Hungerford-Welch, City, University of London

    16.30 onwards A space will be reserved at a local bar; all are welcome

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    9.30am - 4.30pmWednesday 7th November 2018

    Atkin Building City, University of London 4 Gray's Inn Place London WC1R 5DX United Kingdom