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Read more at: The latest VRC report is available for download

The latest VRC report is available for download

20 February 2019

The VRC, who is going to be five years old in September, has issued its latest activity report, covering two academic years, 2016-17 and 2017-8. This follows the previous report, covering the academic year 2015-16. Both reports are available for download on this page (click here ). Our director, Prof Manuel Eisner, writes...

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Read more at: PhD student V. Harinam facilitates VRC seminar on cybercrime

PhD student V. Harinam facilitates VRC seminar on cybercrime

1 February 2019

Cybercrime: an invisible threat On 27 February, the VRC is hosting Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime , a talk by Dr Jonathan Lusthaus, director of the Human Cybercriminal Project at the University of Oxford. It is based on the homonymous book , published by Harvard University Press in October 2018...

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Goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019!

11 January 2019

We have started 2019 with great enthusiasm, buoyed by our website’s analytics report. In 2018 our website was visited by 63,443 people, a 679% increase from 2017. Our London Medieval Murder Map has caught the attention of both the general public and the academic world. We have received interesting emails and achieved...

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Read more at: Jennifer Lavoie from McGill University is our new visiting scholar

Jennifer Lavoie from McGill University is our new visiting scholar

3 January 2019

Jennifer Lavoie , PhD, is currently visiting the Violence Research Center (VRC) at the Institute of Criminology. She joins the VRC team of researchers headed by Professor Manuel Eisner to collaborate on projects tackling children’s violence prevention. Jennifer brings her expertise on children’s deception and concealment...

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VRC collaborator Izabela Zych co-authors paper on bullying

2 January 2019

VRC collaborator Izabela Zych co-authored a paper entitled A Longitudinal Study on Stability and Transitions Among Bullying Roles with Vicente J. Llorent and Denis Ribeaud, and VRC researchers Maria M. Ttofi, David P. Farrington and Manuel P. Eisner. The authors wish to thank the Swiss National Science Foundation , the...

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Dr Justice Tankebe publishes paper on police's stop-and-search procedures

19 December 2018

Dr Justice Tankebe, Lecturer in Criminology and member of the Violence Research Centre, co-authored a paper entitled Tracking Procedural Justice in Stop and Search Encounters: Coding Evidence from Body-Worn Video Cameras with former student of the Institute of Criminology's Police Executive Master's , Chief Superintendent...

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Read more at: Prof Izabela Zych, collaborator to z-proso project, visits the VRC

Prof Izabela Zych, collaborator to z-proso project, visits the VRC

13 December 2018

Prof Izabela Zych, Associate Professor of Developmental and Educational Psychology at the University of Córdoba (Spain), is visiting the Violence Research Centre for four months. Prof Zych is a member of the international research network of the Zurich Project on the Social Development from Childhood to Adulthood (z-proso...

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Prof Eisner co-authors three papers on children’s aggression and victimisation

5 December 2018

Three recently published academic papers focus on children's aggressive tendencies and victimisation. Prof Manuel Eisner co-authored the papers with collaborators from different universities, including researchers affiliated to the Violence Research Centre . Developing and Validating an Experience Sampling Measure of...

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Read more at: The London Medieval Murder Map launches among widespread media interest

The London Medieval Murder Map launches among widespread media interest

30 November 2018

On Wednesday 28 November the VRC launched a new project in the Research section called the London Medieval Murder Map . Prof Manuel Eisner presented the interactive map at a public event on the day. Please visit our YouTube channel for a recording that includes the slides. You will find photos of the event on our social...

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Read more at: 2018 Symposium for z-proso project

2018 Symposium for z-proso project

23 November 2018

On 26 October 2018, a Symposium marked the 15th anniversary of The Zurich Project on the Social Development from Childhood to Adulthood (z-proso), hosted by the Jacobs Foundation . Welcome addresses were delivered by Mr. Sandro Giuliani, Managing Director of the Jacobs Foundation and Prof Michael Shanahan, director of the...

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