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Read more at: New publications on youth violence and maternal health

New publications on youth violence and maternal health

5 February 2021

Here is a selection of the latest publications by our researchers and members of our international research networks, z-proso and EBLS , on the topics of violence against children and maternal wellbeing in Vietnam. Youth Behaviour & Violence against Children Amy Nivette, Denis Ribeaud, Aja Murray, Annekatrin Steinhoff...


Read more at: Meet the researcher – Dr Maria Ttofi

Meet the researcher – Dr Maria Ttofi

18 January 2021

The VRC has a team of researchers carrying out interdisciplinary research on the causes, prevention and consequences of interpersonal violence in national and international societies. Our research clusters include: Violence across the Life Course; Violence, Non-violent Offending and Mental Health; Institutional Violence...


Read more at: Cambridge ESRC DTP Interdisciplinary Studentship 2021 - deadline 7 January 2021

Cambridge ESRC DTP Interdisciplinary Studentship 2021 - deadline 7 January 2021

18 December 2020

Cambridge ESRC DTP Interdisciplinary Studentship 2021: Pathways from Parental Exposure to Violence to Problems in Early Child Development: A Focus on Low and Middle-income Countries Application Deadline: 7 January 2021 If a project code is required, please use IS2(2021) The University of Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training...


Read more at: Prof Eisner participates to EIF National Conference - video available

Prof Eisner participates to EIF National Conference - video available

16 December 2020

On 8 December 2020, Prof Manuel Eisner was among the speakers of the 2020 Early Intervention Foundation's (EIF) National Conference. He participated to a breakout session on Youth crime and Violence with Reshard Auladin (National Crime Agency), Peter Babudu (Youth Endowment Fund), Christine Geeson (Suffolk County Council)...


Read more at: Prof Eisner speaks at WHO webinar: COVID-19, social determinants and violence

Prof Eisner speaks at WHO webinar: COVID-19, social determinants and violence

9 December 2020

On Wednesday 2 December 2020, Prof Manuel Eisner was one of the speakers at a WHO webinar entitled Social Determinants of Health Webinar: COVID-19, social determinants and violence , hosted by Dr Naoko Yamamoto, WHO Assistant Director-General for Healthier Populations and moderated by Dr Etienne Krug, Director, WHO Social...


Read more at: Prof Eisner hosts Body-worn Cameras in Policing webinar

Prof Eisner hosts Body-worn Cameras in Policing webinar

3 December 2020

On Tuesday 1 December at 4pm, the VRC hosted an Institute of Criminology’s webinar entitled Body-worn Cameras in Policing: the Evidence on what Works with partner organisations the Campbell Collaboration and Arnold Ventures. Prof Eisner joined Dr Peter Neyroud, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge and co-chair...


Read more at: Our annual report is available to download!

Our annual report is available to download!

29 October 2020

Our annual report is out! It has been a challenging but fruitful year for the VRC and its affiliated researchers, who have been collaborating on on-going international studies and partnered with us to launch new projects to analyse and understand the effects of Covid-19 on interpersonal violence, crime and societal well-...


Read more at: Papers on crime, delinquency and bullying PLUS free webinar on 17/11

Papers on crime, delinquency and bullying PLUS free webinar on 17/11

8 October 2020

Crime and Delinquency P. Campana and F. Varese (2020), “Studying organized crime networks: data sources boundaries and the limits of structural measures”. Social Networks Network studies of organized crime (OC) normally explore two key relational issues: the internal structure of groups and the interactions among groups...


Read more at: Overview of publications on organised crime, violence prevention and bullying

Overview of publications on organised crime, violence prevention and bullying

9 September 2020

During lockdown, the VRC has continued nurturing its links with national and international research networks, collaborating on a variety of publications. Here is a fresh selection of papers from the VRC team, Institute of Criminology ’s researchers and affiliated researchers from other academic institutions. Research...


Read more at: VRC Violence Prevention Report presented at YEF

VRC Violence Prevention Report presented at YEF

14 July 2020

Early in July, the VRC report Effective violence prevention: An overview of the international evidence was presented, alongside the EBLS foundational report at a Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) expert meeting on Youth Violence by Prof Manuel Eisner and VRC affiliated researcher Dr Aja Murray (University of Edinburgh). The...