The Institute of Criminology, founded by Sir Leon Radzinowicz in 1959, has exerted a strong influence on the development of the discipline. Research interests include prisons, adolescent and young adult development, penal theory and ethics, and understanding of the causes, the consequences, and the prevention of interpersonal violence.
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Established as a charity in 1920, the Evelyn Trust makes grants to support medical research and health and wellbeing projects in Cambridgeshire. The Trust is particularly interested in research projects that have the potential to deliver transformational change, such as demonstration or pilot projects.