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Institute of Criminology

Professor David P. Farrington to receive the John Paul Scott Award for aggression research

David P. Farrington, Professor Emeritus of Psychological Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, has been selected to receive the John Paul Scott Award of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA).

The award recognises a 'significant or lifetime contribution to aggression research' and Professor Farrington will receive the award, and deliver the Scott Award Address, at ISRA's 23rd Biennial World Meeting in Paris on 12 July 2018. In recent years Professor Farrington has also received the Stockholm Prize in Criminology and the Freda Adler Distinguished Scholar Award of the American Society of Criminology Division of International Criminology, as well as the August Vollmer Award of the American Society of Criminology, for outstanding contributions to the prevention of delinquency. He has also received the Juvenile Justice Without Borders International Award of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory.