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Dr Alison Gregory

Dr Alison Gregory

Dr Alison Gregory
BSc, PGrad Dip (Counselling), PhD

Research Fellow (Traumatised and Vulnerable Populations)

Area of research

Domestic Violence & Health

Office Room 2.12
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7352

Research summary

My overall research interest lies in the field of domestic violence and abuse (DVA), including how DVA impacts on people's health and wellbeing, and how professionals can best respond to support survivors, their children, and those providing informal support (friends, family members, neighbours and colleagues).

My primary area of expertise and interest has developed out of my PhD work which explored the radiating impacts of DVA ('On the outside looking in: the shared burden of domestic violence'). This research considered how informal supporters were being impacted as they journeyed alongside a survivor. I subsequently secured funding from the NIHR ...

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After graduating from the University of Reading in 1995 (Maths and Psychology) I worked for several years as the Research Co-ordinator for the Scientific Investigations department within Avon & Somerset Constabulary and in a variety of managerial roles in the NHS. In 2007 I completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling, and concurrently joined the Academic Unit of Primary Healthcare (now the Centre for Academic Primary Care) at the University of Bristol as a Senior Research Associate. I was awarded my PhD in 2015, and subsequently secured funding from the NIHR SPCR and the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute to continue my research ...

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