November 2012

* The web-stories call launched in September and featured in numerous media outlets http://www.geographiesofmissingpeople.org.uk/dissemination/media. If you are over 18-years-old and have a direct experience of being reported as missing, join this research project and write down your story www.geographiesofmissingpeople.org.uk/missingstories

* Family interviews are ongoing and Hester and Olivia will be in London this month to run a focus group with families of missing people

* We are delighted that as well as Dr Veerle Pashley from the University of Brussels, Cristina Cattaneo from the University of Milan and Alain Remue from the Belgian Federal Police have confirmed as a speakers for the EU Missing Workshop to be held next year (May 17th 2013) in Brussels. Please check back for further updates on the workshop...

* The Geographies of Missing People research team will be involved in an event to be held next year in Washington (8-10th April, 2013). The symposium 'Translating policing research into practice: academic and practitioner perspectives' is organised jointly by the Centre for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (George Mason University) and the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (Dundee University). Please check back for further updates on the workshop...

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