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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...


Read more at: VRC affiliated members Prof Farrington and Dr Gaffney play crucial role in YEF Toolkit to prevent violence against children

VRC affiliated members Prof Farrington and Dr Gaffney play crucial role in YEF Toolkit to prevent violence against children

30 June 2021

Prof David Farrington OBE, Emeritus Professor of Psychological Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, and Dr Hannah Gaffney, Research Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, teamed up with the Campbell Collaboration to conduct a review of research evidence on existing approaches to...


Read more at: Paper on global analysis of crime during Covid-19 gains international media attention

Paper on global analysis of crime during Covid-19 gains international media attention

17 June 2021

“ A global analysis of the impact of COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions on crime ” - published in Nature Human Behaviour - discusses the first set of findings of our collaborative research project Crime during the Covid-19 Crisis: A Global Analysis , which collected data in 27 cities in 23 countries through a network of...


Read more at: Latest papers: Covid-19, child development, adolescent well-being and human trafficking

Latest papers: Covid-19, child development, adolescent well-being and human trafficking

9 June 2021

Our research team has been very productive and here is the latest overview of papers by VRC researchers and its international collaborators. To find out more about the projects that have inspired and provided data for these papers, please visit our Research page . COVID-19 Leos-Toro Cesar, Ribeaud Denis, Bechtiger Laura...


Read more at: Former PhD student Hannah Gaffney co-authors Campbell Systematic Review on school bullying

Former PhD student Hannah Gaffney co-authors Campbell Systematic Review on school bullying

20 May 2021

Dr Hannah Gaffney co-authored Effectiveness of school ‐ based programs to reduce bullying perpetration and victimization: An updated systematic review and meta ‐ analysis with her PhD supervisors Dr Maria Ttofi and Professor David Farrington. Bullying emerged as an important research topic in the 1980s and is associated...


Read more at: PhD student Klea Ramaj publishes article on human trafficking in Albania

PhD student Klea Ramaj publishes article on human trafficking in Albania

12 May 2021

Our PhD student Klea Ramaj, supervised by Prof Manuel Eisner, published a research article entitled The Aftermath of Human Trafficking: Exploring the Albanian Victims’ Return, Rehabilitation, and Reintegration Challenges in the Journal of Human Trafficking . The article is based on her MPhil dissertation, supervised by Dr...


Read more at: Meet the researcher – Dr Paolo Campana

Meet the researcher – Dr Paolo Campana

28 April 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 Lecturer in Criminology and Complex Networks, Dr Paolo Campana - who investigates criminal...


Read more at: Our latest publications: mental health, aggression and bullying

Our latest publications: mental health, aggression and bullying

21 April 2021

As we step into Spring, here are the latest papers published by the VRC team and its international collaborators. To find out more about the projects that have inspired and provided data for these papers, please visit our Research page . Mental health, aggression and bullying - women, children and adolescents Foley, S...


Read more at: Meet the researcher – Dr Sara Valdebenito

Meet the researcher – Dr Sara Valdebenito

3 March 2021

The VRC carries out interdisciplinary research on the causes, prevention and consequences of interpersonal violence in national and international societies. In the second of a series of profiles of VRC researchers, we introduce our Research Associate Dr Sara Valdebenito , who has been working on the Evidence of Better Life...


Read more at: Wave 3 of the EBLS Foundational Study is underway

Wave 3 of the EBLS Foundational Study is underway

17 February 2021

Five sites of the EBLS Foundational Study are about to begin a third wave of data collection in the coming weeks. This will include Valenzuela (Philippines), Hue (Vietnam), Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Koforidua (Ghana) and Kingston (Jamaica). This collaborative effort will be mostly conducted via telephone-based interviews when...