Lorraine Hope, Professor of Applied Cognitive Psychology and member of the International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology and the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), has won an international award for academic excellence.

The International Investigation Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG) awarded her the 2019 Award for Academic Excellence in recognition of her outstanding achievements to the area of ethical investigative interviewing, at their international conference of researchers and investigative practitioners in Norway recently.

Professor Hope said she was thrilled and that the award recognised the impact University of Portsmouth research was having on practitioners and end users.