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Read more at: Criminology and victimology expert Prof Pereda visits the VRC

Criminology and victimology expert Prof Pereda visits the VRC

20 June 2018

Prof Noemí Pereda , a tenured associate professor of Victimology at the University of Barcelona , Spain, will be visiting the Violence Research Centre, at the Institute of Criminology, for three months. She will join the research group directed by Prof Eisner. She says: “With the Institute's expertise in both criminology...


Read more at: VRC member Dr Maria Ttofi publishes a paper on criminal careers and childhood risk factors

VRC member Dr Maria Ttofi publishes a paper on criminal careers and childhood risk factors

14 June 2018

VRC member Dr Maria Ttofi has published a paper called Comparing the criminal careers and childhood risk factors of persistent, chronic, and persistent–chronic offenders in the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology . Co-authors of this paper are Prof David Farrington, Institute of Criminology, University of...


Read more at: Dr Aja Murray and Prof Manuel Eisner publish a paper on quantifying the strength of general factors in psychopathology

Dr Aja Murray and Prof Manuel Eisner publish a paper on quantifying the strength of general factors in psychopathology

13 June 2018

Dr Aja Murray and Professor Manuel Eisner have published a paper called Quantifying the Strength of General Factors in Psychopathology: A Comparison of CFA with Maximum Likelihood Estimation, BSEM, and ESEM/EFA Bifactor Approaches in the Journal of Personality Assessment . Co-authors are Dr Ingrid Obsuth, School of Health...


Read more at: Prof Eisner to give keynote speech on youth delinquency at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

Prof Eisner to give keynote speech on youth delinquency at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

6 June 2018

On 14 June the Grupo Interdisciplinario de Criminología at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is running a workshop called Longitudinal Studies and Developmental Trajectories in Children and Adolescents Affected by the Violence: methodological issues, criminological insights and implications for public policy ...


Read more at: Dr M. Ttofi and PhD student K. Reising publish a paper on the link between adult offending and mental health

Dr M. Ttofi and PhD student K. Reising publish a paper on the link between adult offending and mental health

30 May 2018

Our PHD student Ms Kim Reising and lecturer Dr Maria Ttofi have published a paper called Depression and Anxiety Outcomes of Offending Trajectories: A Systematic Review of Prospective Longitudinal Studies in the Journal of Criminal Justice . Co-authors of this paper are Prof David Farrington, Institute of Criminology...


Read more at: Dr Campana publishes an article on child-trafficking routes

Dr Campana publishes an article on child-trafficking routes

24 May 2018

Dr Paolo Campana has just published a News & Views piece on child-trafficking routes in Nature S ustainability . The article is based on a ground-breaking study by Zhen W ang a nd colleagues, who a pplied a netwo rk a pp r oach to st udy child traff ickin g fo r the purpos e of illegal adop tion in China. The research...


Read more at: Manuel Eisner is interviewed by the BBC about violence in medieval London

Manuel Eisner is interviewed by the BBC about violence in medieval London

22 March 2018

Prof. Manuel Eisner talks about medieval violence in London for the BBC World Service's Science in Action on 1 March 2018. Click here and find his contribution at 17.29 minutes.


Read more at: School-based interventions for reducing disciplinary school exclusion by S.Valdebenito, M.Eisner, D.P. Farrington, M.M. Ttofi & A. Sutherland

School-based interventions for reducing disciplinary school exclusion by S.Valdebenito, M.Eisner, D.P. Farrington, M.M. Ttofi & A. Sutherland

28 February 2018

We have recently published a Campbell systematic review examining the impact of interventions to reduce exclusion from school. School exclusion, also known as suspension in some countries, is a disciplinary sanction imposed by a responsible school authority, in reaction to students’ misbehaviour. The review summarises...


Read more at: EBLS: Funding for the Pilot Study secured through grant by the Fondation Botnar

EBLS: Funding for the Pilot Study secured through grant by the Fondation Botnar

22 November 2017

We are delighted that Fondation Botnar has agreed to fund an 18-month pilot study for Evidence for Better Lives. This study is an interdisciplinary research and impact initiative that aims to enhance the life-chances, health, and wellbeing of children and their families in low resource contexts. It will establish a global...


Read more at: Manuel Eisner is the new Wolfson Professor of Criminology

Manuel Eisner is the new Wolfson Professor of Criminology

1 November 2017

The Violence Research Centre at the University of Cambridge, UK, is pleased to announce that Professor Manuel Eisner is the new Wolfson Professor of Criminology, as from 1 October 2017. The Wolfson Professor of Criminology is a senior professorship at the University of Cambridge. The position was established in 1960 by a...


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