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Citizen Forensics

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UPDATE: Exciting opportunities to join the team for this research project - we have vacancies for a Software Engineering post-doc: http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/post-doctoral-research-associate-15086and a Research Software Engineer: http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/research-software-engineer-15085
I am excited to learn that our bid to undertake a new EPSRC funded research project, "Citizen Forensics" has been successful.  The project sits at the intersection of software engineering, psychology, policing and power/politics/economics, exploring the use of technology to improve collaboration between citizens and the police.  I will be leading the project, which will involve my colleagues Blaine Price, Bashar Nuseibeh, Graham Pike (OU Psychology / Centre for Policing Research & Learning), Mark Levine (Psychology Exeter) and Peter Bloom (OU Faculty of Business & Law).

A key challenge of the project is to investigate how adaptive software…