Researchers are looking for men to take part in new domestic violence study 25 May 2017 Researchers in the REPROVIDE programme at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care are looking for men who are concerned that they are, or have been, abusive in their relationships with women to take part in a new study that will help improve how we support men in changing their behaviour.
- After the trial: how a programme to improve the health care response to domestic violence and abuse fares in the real-world NHS 4 April 2019 A new paper by researchers from the University of Bristol and NIHR CLAHRC North Thames highlights the post-trial journey of an evidence-based domestic violence and abuse (DVA) intervention to the NHS front-line, and the human and contextual factors that influence how its effect is sustained over time.
- Domestic violence against women: giving friends and relatives the keys to help 8 March 2019 Today [Friday 8 March] International Women’s Day [IWD 2019] is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women but worldwide, domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is still experienced by almost one in three women. It has become a major public health issue, with profound physical and mental health impact. A research project by the University of Bristol, funded by AXA Research Fund, aims to develop resources that will help informal groups, such as friends and family, support women who experience domestic violence.
- 'Best practice' domestic violence referral programme (IRIS) announces ambitious plans to expand 21 November 2018 A highly successful, evidence-based domestic violence and abuse identification and referral programme (IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety) developed by researchers at the University of Bristol has launched as a social enterprise today, with plans to scale up its activity and grow the programme across the UK and internationally.
- Professor Gene Feder selected to co-lead vulnerable children and families theme in new NIHR Children and Family Policy Unit 18 July 2018 Unit part of £65 million new NIHR investment in research to inform government decision-making
- When are children and parents who have experienced domestic abuse ready to engage with child-centred support programmes? 11 July 2018 Growing up in a household with domestic violence and abuse can affect children for the rest of their lives. Support programmes specifically aimed at children who have been exposed to abuse exist but determining how and when parents and children are ready to engage with them is challenging. A review, carried out by researchers at the University of Bristol together with NIHR CLAHRC West, NIHR CLAHRC East of England and the University of Central Lancashire, sheds light on some of these factors.
- £1.7 million awarded to tackle domestic violence in low and middle-income countries 9 July 2018 Professor Gene Feder at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care has been awarded £1.7 million by the National Institute for Health Research to fund a Global Health Group for research into health systems responses to violence against women in Palestine, Brazil, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
- Improving how professionals can identify and support children experiencing domestic violence 11 May 2018 New research has highlighted a lack of guidance for health and social care professionals who encounter children exposed to domestic violence.
- How important are informal supporters of women experiencing domestic violence? 29 January 2018 How important are informal supporters of women experiencing domestic violence?”: “Very” – a simple answer to a complicated question.
- 'Best practice' domestic violence referral programme (IRIS) announces ambitious plans to expand 21 November 2017 A highly successful, evidence-based domestic violence and abuse identification and referral programme (IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety) developed by researchers at the University of Bristol has launched as a social enterprise today, with plans to scale up its activity and grow the programme across the UK and internationally.
- Domestic violence education inadequate across UK medical schools, finds new study 6 November 2017 Teaching on domestic violence and abuse (DVA) should be mandatory in medical education according to a new University of Bristol study that highlights current levels as inadequate.