Images of Research: Adapting to advance

Youth crime: crossing the divide

Category: Shared visions

A victim on the ground surrounded by perpetrators and authorities, portrayed by Playmobil figures

For decades, academics have studied the causes and consequences of violence in young people – from bullying to threat of weapon use – in a bid to identify strategies for prevention. However, their insights have only partially reached policymakers. Our research is bridging the gap between science, policy and practice, aiming to achieve better violence prevention policies and practices.

Entrant: Marijke Synhaeve , Social Work And Social Policy

Copyright: Marijke Synhaeve


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