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Institute of Criminology


A research study team, led by Professor Manuel Eisner (Director of the Violence Research Centre), suggests that bullied young people are more likely to fantasise about violent acts. 

The teams work, and subsequent research paper written by Manuel Eisner, Margit Averdijk, Daniela Kaiser, Aja L. Murray, Amy Nivette, Lilly Shanahan, Jean‐Louis van Gelder & Denis Ribeaud: The association of polyvictimization with violent ideations in late adolescence and early adulthood: A longitudinal study (Aggressive Behaviour) has been featured on the University of Cambridge Research Pages:

Further information about this research project / study can be found here: