Brian Blakemore known as Brian.Blakemore
BSc, MSc, MIChemE, ACMA CIMA, PGCE
Brian Blakemore is associate head in the School of Sport, Health and Professional Practice. Brian manages both the Police and Security and the Public Health, Social Care & Wellbeing subject areas.
Brian has previous experience on a wide range of academic awards and academic management positions during his 29 years within this institution. Brian teaches on a range of modules such as; Science for Law Enforcement, Crime Investigation, Researching Police Practice and Researching Contemporary Issues. He has published on cognitive processes in investigation, higher education for police officers and professionalising the police force, the human rights aspects and investigative effectiveness of the national DNA database, and has co-edited texts with Professor Colin Rogers (Crime Analysis and Evaluation; Problem Orientated Partnerships; Community Safety ) and with Mr Imran Awan ( Policing Cyber Hate, Cyber Threat and Cyber Terror and Extremism, Counter – terrorism and Policing) . Brian has also taught on post graduate programmes with the universities of Bradford, Bristol and Bath and also with Bristol Management centre. He was a vice chair of the Higher Education Forum for Learning and Development in Policing and represented this forum on the National Policing Improvement Agency’s Higher Education Framework Steering Group.
Blakemore, B. (2016) Chapter 4: Online Hate and Political Activist Groups
in Awan, I. (2016) Ed., Islamophobia in Cyberspace: Hate Crimes Go Viral , Routledge: Abingdon, UK. ISBN: 978-1-4724-5809-4.
Awan, I. and Blakemore, B. (2013) Eds.,Cyber Terror and Extremism, Counter – terrorism and Policing , Ashgate: Farnham,UK.
Awan, I. and Blakemore, B. (2012) Eds., Policing Cyber Hate, Cyber Threat and Cyber Terror, Ashgate: Farnham,UK.
Jones, E., Rogers, C., Saunders, A. and Blakemore, B. (2011), Crime mapping: joining the dots. Police Professional, Issue 263, 21st July.
Blakemore F B (2008) Scientific Method and the cognitive investigation process: A study of police student officersï¿½ problem framing. British Society of Criminology conference: Criminological futures; controversies, developments and debates, 9-11 July, University of Huddersfield.
Blakemore F B and Simpson K (2009). How best to professionalise the police service? A comparison of pre and post recruitment education for police officers British Society of Criminology conference: A mirror or a motor, what is Criminology for?, 29 June-1 July, Universities Police Sciences Institute, Cardiff.
Rogers C and Blakemore B (2009) Crime Analysis and Evaluation :A Reader,Willan Publishing, Cullompton.
Rogers C and Blakemore B (2009) Problem Orientated Partnerships: A Reader, Willan Publishing, Cullompton.
Rogers C and Blakemore B (2009) Community Safety: A Reader, Willan Publishing, Cullompton.
Blakemore F B and Simpson K (2010). A comparison of the effectiveness of pre and post employment modes of Higher Education for student police officers The Police Journal vol 83,pp12-24.
Awan I, Blakemore F B, and Simpson K. (2010) Would a ï¿½professionalï¿½ police force attract more minority ethnic recruits from the Hindu community ? ï¿½ A focus on the organisational perspective. Universities Police Sciences Institute Conference:- Policing and Community Safety after the Recession in Wales. 21st May, Cardiff University.
Blakemore F B and Blake C (2010). Can the DNA database be effective and meet the requirements of Human Rights legislation? British Society of Criminology conference: Human Rights Human Wrongs, 11-14th July, University of Leicester, Leicester.
Blakemore F B and Simpson K (2010) Would a ï¿½professionalï¿½ police force attract more minority ethnic recruits from the Hindu community ?The views of members of that community in Cardiff . Police Learning: A Changing World Inaugural Conference of the Higher Education Forum for Learning and Development in Policing. UCLAN, Preston.
S Simpson, C Rogers & B Blakemore (2010) The attitude test value based policing . Police Learning: A Changing World Inaugural Conference of the Higher Education Forum for Learning and Development in Policing. UCLAN, Preston.
Blakemore F B , Williams A T, Coman C & Unal O, A Comparison of Tourist Evaluation of Beaches in Malta, Romania and Turkey, World Leisure, vol 44 no 2, pp29-41,2002.
Blakemore F B , Williams A T, Micallef A & Unal O, British tourists on foreign beaches :Do they all have the same wants and values? Tourism Research 2002,Conference, Cardiff, September 2002.
Thomas Rhodri H and Blakemore F Brian (2007) Elements of a cost benefit analysis for improving salmonid spawning habitat in the river Wye, J Environmental Management .Volume 82, Issue 4 , Pages 471-480, March 2007.
Blakemore F B, Burrell M, and Jones. S D R. (2008) Beach users aesthetic and economic evaluation of a minor change to the hard engineering coastal defences at Wisemans Bridge, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Proc Second International conference on environmental economics and investment appraisal, Cadiz, Spain, May, 2008. Available [online] WIT Transactions on Ecology and Environment, Vol 108, www.witpress,ISSN 1743-3541.doi:10.2495/EEIA080121.
Ex Committee member of the Higher Education Forum for Learning and Development in Policing
Ex Member of the National Policing Improvement Agency Higher Education Framework Steering Committee
External Examiner for other Universities involved in Policing education
My research areas include;
Evaluation of policing activities, strategies, canpaigns or ways or of working
Evaluation of recruitment to policing and the role of higher education in the development of a professional police service
policing , cyber terror and extremism.
Environmental economics ie the monetary valuation of activities or situations when there is no market mechanism to reveal a valuation.
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