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Read more at: New EBLS’ offshoot bridges CFR and VRC

New EBLS’ offshoot bridges CFR and VRC

27 January 2022

Laura Katus, Research Associate at the Centre for Family Research (CFR), Sara Valdebenito, Research Associate at the VRC and Claire Hughes, Deputy Director of the CFR and member of the EBLS Consortium have recently received a financial grant from the Cambridge Reproduction SRI’s Incubator Fund for a project entitled “...


Read more at: Winter reads: publications from VRC and affiliates

Winter reads: publications from VRC and affiliates

6 January 2022

The Michaelmas term has been very productive. As we enter the Lent term, here is a selection of the latest contributions by the VRC and its affiliated researchers. All publications are open access and free to read for everyone. Teen dating violence Eisner, Manuel (2021). The gender symmetry problem in physical teen dating...


Read more at: Meet the researcher – Dr Cecilia Meneghini

Meet the researcher – Dr Cecilia Meneghini

17 December 2021

The VRC carries out interdisciplinary research on the causes, prevention and consequences of interpersonal violence in national and international societies. In the third of a series of profiles of VRC researchers, we introduce our new Research Associate, Dr Cecilia Meneghini - who works with Dr Paolo Campana - an expert in...


Read more at: PhD student Laura Campo Tena contributes to WHO report on ageism

PhD student Laura Campo Tena contributes to WHO report on ageism

24 November 2021

Earlier this year, our PhD student, Laura Campo Tena, contributed to a World Health Organization (WHO)'s international report on ageism. The Global Report on Ageism “outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors (e.g. government, UN agencies, civil society...


Read more at: Autumnal picks: our latest published papers

Autumnal picks: our latest published papers

17 November 2021

The Michaelmas term is in full swing at the University of Cambridge and the VRC has a fresh batch of papers in publication - most are open access so free to read for everyone. Authority figures and social support in childhood and adolescence Nivette, A., Obsuth, I., Ribeaud, D., Eisner, M. Fair Teachers, Fair Police...


Read more at: Criminology Day 2021

Criminology Day 2021

29 October 2021

On Friday 8 October, the Institute of Criminology (IoC) hosted its annual Criminology Day, bringing to a close the new students' Induction Week. Posters from the IoC's research centres were displayed in the lecture rooms with socially distanced measures in place. team_590.jpg Members of the VRC attended the event (from...


Read more at: Where are they now? Our former PhD students

Where are they now? Our former PhD students

20 October 2021

The Violence Research Centre has been operating for over five years. You can view a short video here , created for our fifth birthday. This is an update on some of our former PhD students, who are inspiring the next generation of students. Our former PhD students Supervisors: Dr Maria Ttofi and Prof David Farrington Dr Guy...


Read more at: Jerry Lee Lifetime Achievement Award for Prof Eisner & latest publications

Jerry Lee Lifetime Achievement Award for Prof Eisner & latest publications

6 October 2021

We have a lot to celebrate at the VRC this month. The American Society of Criminology's Division of Experimental Criminology recently awarded the Jerry Lee Lifetime Achievement Award to our Director, Professor Manuel Eisner. They write: “Professor Manuel Eisner certainly deserves this year’s Jerry Lee Lifetime Achievement...


Read more at: Call for Special issue of the Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

Call for Special issue of the Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

15 September 2021

Call for expressions of interest Special issue: Understanding the Developmental Dynamics of Mental Health and Offending The Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology is seeking expressions of interest for papers that advance the understanding of the complex bi-directional links between mental health and...


Read more at: Prof Jolliffe and Prof Eisner are the new Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

Prof Jolliffe and Prof Eisner are the new Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

14 July 2021

The Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology has announced its new co-Editors-in-Chief - Prof Darrick Jolliffe - Head of the School of Law and Criminology, University of Greenwich, and our Director, Prof Manuel Eisner, University of Cambridge, taking over from Prof Tara McGee and Prof Paul Mazerolle from 1 July...


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