The Stockholm Prize in Criminology is an international prize in the field of criminology. The prize is awarded for outstanding achievements in criminological research or for the application of research results by practitioners for the reduction of crime and the advancement of human rights.
The 2017 Stockholm Prize in Criminology was awarded to Professor Richard E. Tremblay (Canada/France/Ireland) for his work in developing basic science connections between biological, family and social factors in human development, and who combines this research with rigorous tests of policies that may alter these factors to reduce crime and violence.
The prize award ceremony and dinner for the Stockhom Prize in Criminology 2017 will take place in Stockholm City Hall on the eventing of June 20.
Please note that you need to buy a separate ticket for the prize award ceremony and the gala dinner when you register for the event.
The objectives of The Stockholm Prize in Criminology are to promote the development of:
The prize is awarded to one recipient annually, with the possibility of the prize being shared among co-recipients. The prize amounts to at least 1 000 000 SEK. An independent international jury selects and appoints the prize recipient(s) from the nominations submitted. The jury consists of members representing both practitioners and academics.