Centre for Gender and Violence Research

The aim of the Centre is to conduct high quality research to inform policy, practice and action on gender-based violence. Our history of researching violence against women and gender based violence, feeds into policy and practice nationally, internationally and locally. We offer a range of consultancy, teaching and training, including research dissemination events and tailor-made seminars for professionals.


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Centre Head:

Dr Emma Williamson

Chair in Gender, Violence & International Policy

Professor Marianne Hester

Research Centre Administrator

Isis Thomas


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Journal of Gender-Based Violence

The Journal of Gender-Based Violence is the first international journal based in Europe to show case the work of scholars across disciplinary and topic boundaries, and from a range of methodologies.