Marijke Synhaeve is a doctoral researcher whose PhD focuses on how and why research on youth violence prevention achieves (or fails to achieve) influence in policy settings. The PhD consists of a comparative case study of Scotland and the Netherlands. If the intended impacts are achieved, even partially, then this research will help contribute to addressing youth violence in ways that improve the lives of (often vulnerable) young people. Marijke Synhaeve conducts this PhD study part-time. Besides doing the PhD, she is elected as city councillor, board member and works as a senior/managing consultant advising all governmental levels in the Netherlands.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):