The Department is looking to commission research to help inform the development of its policy and operations:
An evidence review of recidivism and policy responses.
This research will, amongst other things, help inform the ongoing work of the Department in developing strategic approaches to tackling recidivism. The review will answer the three questions:
- What are the factors that underpin recidivist and prolific offending behaviour?
- What public policy interventions have been developed to tackle recidivism and prolific offending?
- How effective were they and how transferable are they to an Irish context?
An evidence review of confidence in Criminal Justice Systems.
The aim of this research is to help inform the Department’s work in improving confidence in the Criminal Justice System (CJS). The research asks three questions on:
- Measures – how is confidence in the CJS currently measured across nation-states?
- What are the key drivers that impact on confidence in the CJS across nation-states?
- What initiatives have been deployed in order to improve confidence in the CJS across nation-states?
- An evidence review of cybercrime threats and responses.
This research will help inform the ongoing work of the Department in further developing its response to combatting the continuously evolving threat of cybercrime. The review will answer the following questions:
- What are the current and emerging threats posed by cybercrime to Ireland and other developed counties?
- What are the models of best practice for responding to the threat of cybercrime nationally and internationally?
- What relevant legislation is in place to combat cybercrime and how effective has this been?
- What learning can be provided to inform future policy and legislative developments for combatting cybercrime?
- An evidence review of Hate Crime.
The aim of this research is to help inform the work of the Department in further developing its response in the area of Hate Crime. The research will look at three areas:
- How have other jurisdictions legislated for hate crime?
- An assessment of the effectiveness of the legislation (with reference to quantitative data, where available).
- Learnings to inform the potential development of such legislation, or other relevant policy measures, in Ireland
These are separate pieces of research – anyone interested in tendering for one call does not necessarily have to respond to the other requests. Applicants are required to fill out the Research Tender Submission form and send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Further details are set out in the Requests For Tender. Please check individual Requests For Tender for information regarding the deadlines for submission.
- Request for Tender for Research Services: An evidence review of recidivism and policy responses
- Request for Tender for Research Services: An evidence review of confidence in Criminal Justice Systems
- Request for Tender for Research Services: Cybercrime - current threats and responses
- Request for Tender for Research Services: Hate Crime