Project Which Saw Brains Triumph in Fight against Booze; University and Medical Boffins Win Top Academic Award
Byline: Madeleine Brindley
A GROUP of university and medical experts credited with making Cardiff's streets safer has won one of the highest awards in the academic world.
The pioneering work to reduce late-night and alcoholrelated violence carried out by researchers at Cardiff University was last night awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize.
The violence and society research group's findings have been translated into practical action to identify violence hot spots and to tackle and prevent injuries in city centres late at night.
The group's work also led to a prototype crime reduction partnership being set up in Cardiff in 1996, which brought …
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Publication information: Article title: Project Which Saw Brains Triumph in Fight against Booze; University and Medical Boffins Win Top Academic Award. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: November 19, 2009. Page number: 17. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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