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Graham Pike The Open University

Graham Pike is an academic with interests in forensic psychology, critical criminology and applied cognition, whose research focuses on issues of evidence and harm within the criminal justice system. He is Professor of Forensic Cognition at The Open University, Deputy Director of the Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative and Associate Director for the National Centre for Policing Research and Professional Development. His research has led to changes in the PACE Codes of Practice, numerous guidelines for policing practice and also development of the VIPER identification system and E-FIT software. He has a passion for public engagement, whether it be producing Apps (see Photofit-me and OU Brainwave in the Apple and Android stores), MOOCs (, blogs ( or participating in public lecture tours (see Twitter: @Graham_Pike