May 2012

* The team are half way through completing interviews with returned london mispers.

* Nick Fyfe had been appointed to the board for the new centre of missing studies at Portsmouth and Hester Parr is working closely with the centre to organise the 'geographies of missing people' strand of the international conference to be held in June 2013.

* In June the team will meet at the Home Office in London with the Advisory Group to discuss their officer interview and case study materials and project progress.

* We have just been invited to meet with and present project findings to the FBI at a European knowledge exchange event in September.

Economic and Social Research Council University of Glasgow University of Dundee Scottish Institute for Policing Research