Lauren and Todd receive funding

 Dr Lauren Smith and Prof Todd Hogue (along with Anthony Ellis in the School of Social and Political Sciences) have been awarded £800 from the Policy Hub Fund to recruit a student to analyse data on behalf of Lincolnshire Police on their Police Education Scheme. The findings will be used to inform a larger scale bid. 

Todd receives funding relating to dog bite research

Prof Todd Hogue (colleague Daniel Mills from School of Life Sciences) received an Innovation Voucher award of £8,245.44 to work with the RSPCA to develop a bite risk triage tool for use by RSPCA Welfare Officers.  

Todd also received a Research Impact Support Fund award of ¬£3,376.40, for HDA-25 Application to Dog Bite Fatalities to work with PhD Candidate Helen Howell and Prof Daniel Mills to better understand the causes of UK dog bite fatalities

Rachael receives funding!


Rachael Dagnall has been successful in receiving funding to undertake a research project evaluating the effectiveness of the Changing Futures project (Sheffield). Changing Futures aims to support people who have been identified as experiencing multiple disadvantages. The programme seeks to engage and work with the most excluded adults and is specifically designed for individuals who have previously experienced challenges engaging with existing support services.

Hannah & Lauren receive funding from Lincoln Policy Hub!

In March 2023, Dr Hannah Merdian and Dr Lauren Smith (FCRG deputy), along with other colleagues, have received funding from the Lincoln Policy Hub to support a project entitled ‚ÄúTackling Online Harms: Rapid Evidence Assessment on Parental or Parental-Supported interventions‚ÄĚ.¬† The project is part of an existing partnership with Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership.¬†

Lauren, Tochs, and Todd secure funding!

FCRG members Lauren Smith, Todd Hogue, and Tochukwu Onwuegbusi, along with colleagues in the School of Law , Health and Social Care, and the Lincoln International Business School have been awarded just over £154,000 for a HMPPS contract to evaluate Commissioned Rehabilitative Services, valued at just over £150,000!


FCRG members secure funding for MSc literature review!

FCRG members Michelle Smith and Lauren Smith, along with Amanda Roberts (Psychology), Tom George, and Jim Rogers (Health and Social Care) were awarded £658 from the University’s Policy Hub Fund to employ a PGT student to undertake a paid literature review on: The barriers and successes of accessing healthcare services amongst people who experience homelessness.  

This will feed into an externally funded project with local charity, developmentplus. 

FCRG members funding success!

Congratulations to Rachael Dagnall, Lauren Smith, along with associate member Rachael Mason (in Health and Social Care) for being awarded £1000 from Ladder4Life to assist in a small evaluation of their training delivery.  

They deliver training to housing and health professionals on Psychologically Informed Environments.

Lauren secures funding!

FCRG deputy РDr Lauren Smith Рalong with Karen Harrison and Chloe Wilson (from School of Law) have been awarded £4253.59 from the University’s Pump Priming Scheme for their project Protecting EDI in His Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service. 

Congratulations to Lauren and team!

FCRG members awarded funding for new project!

FCRG members, Lauren Smith, Todd Hogue, and Rachael Mason, along with some other colleagues, recently took part in a ‚ÄėDragons Den‚Äô type event as part of the Police Research Network. It involved pitching a proposal to the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner (Marc Jones) and Assistant Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police (Chris Davison).¬†¬†

They were awarded ¬£5,000 for their project ‚ÄėLearning from the experiences of young people within Integrated Offender Management‚Äô !!