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Dr Kate Wood stood in front of a lectern delivering a talk at an event
29/06/2023

Event showcases new research on tackling violence against women and girls

One hundred researchers, practitioners and policy makers have come together to hear about the latest work being done to tackle...
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Members of the Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre sat on chairs on a stage with presentation slides on a large screen behind them
23/05/2023

Centre staff present emerging research findings at LEPH 2023

Members of the ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre have shared emerging findings from current Centre research projects at...
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Dr Kate Brown speaking into a microphone
11/05/2023

Dr Kate Brown delivers keynote address on ‘vulnerability’

Dr Kate Brown, Deputy Director of the ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre, has delivered a keynote address about...
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27/04/2023

Transformative funding programme launched for professionals working across vulnerability and policing

The ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre has today launched an innovative new Translational Fellowship funding programme. The rolling...
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24/04/2023

Centre funds innovative early career research projects addressing urgent social problems

Research exploring social media-facilitated trafficking of children, undercover drugs policing, child-to-parent violence, domestic abuse, and reporting public sexual harassment were...
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Dr Kate Brown stood at a lectern speaking at an event
16/01/2023

Centre deputy director delivers YorkTalk on vulnerability and policing

Dr Kate Brown took part in the University of York’s YorkTalks 2023 series and spoke about how interventions for the...
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Elderly hands holding a walking stick
14/12/2022

Seminar examines financial abuse targeting elderly people

Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron (University of Tasmania) has led a seminar exploring elder abuse and how government departments, communities and the...
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23/11/2022

“Relationship between policing and vulnerability needs to be reset” Centre Directors argue

The Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre Co-Directors have set out the need to change how services respond to vulnerability...
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Dr Kate Brown talking at an event
22/11/2022

Deputy Director delivers keynote at vulnerability conference

Dr Kate Brown, Deputy Director of the Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre has spoken about how different people and...
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Professor Charlie Lloyd speaking to an audience at Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre's launch event in York
02/11/2022

Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre sets out vision in York event

The Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre has shared its vision for the next five years in an event held...
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