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The Institute of Criminology, founded by Sir Leon Radzinowicz in 1959, has exerted a strong influence on the development of the discipline.of interpersonal violence.

Research interests include prisons, adolescent and young adult development, penal theory and ethics, and understanding of the causes, the consequences, and the prevention.

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Opportunities in 'Criminology'

Jack Merritt tragically lost his life at a Learning Together programme celebration at Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge on 29 November 2019. Saskia Jones, a Learning Together alumna and volunteer in the programme, was killed in the same terrorist attack.

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The School of the Humanities and Social Sciences is concerned with human behaviour, its history and continuing development through the study of archaeology, anthropology, politics and international studies, sociology, economics, history, the philosophy of science, law, criminology and land economy.

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Like many alumni, Peter Quinn (Selwyn, 1966) was moved by the tragic deaths of alumnus Jack Merritt (Hughes Hall, 2016) and Saskia Jones at a Learning Together programme celebration at Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge, on 29 November 2019.