New research projects to tackle key vulnerability and policing challenges

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The ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre has funded four new research projects led by Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to address crucial social issues. 17 April 2024 The projects will focus on policing and climate change, coercive control in honour-based abuse, interventions to help children at risk of going missing multiple times, and identifying …

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The stories we tell about domestic abuse, with domestic abuse service providers

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By Dr Rebecca Shaw, published: 22/02/2024. This blog was originally published on the N8 PRP website. As one of the first recipients of the inaugural ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre’s ECR Development Fund, I am investigating the power of systemic and structural narratives on domestic abuse, as witnessed by service-providers who support both …

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Event showcases new research on tackling violence against women and girls

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One hundred researchers, practitioners and policy makers have come together to hear about the latest work being done to tackle violence against women and girls at an event held at the University of Leeds today. 29 June 2023 Organised by the Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre, the event featured talks from Nicole Jacobs, Domestic …

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Research showcase: tackling violence against women and girls

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In this event researchers will share emerging findings from projects partnering with police to tackle violence against women and girls (VAWG). 12pm – 5.30pm, Thursday 29 June 2023 Cloth Hall Court Quebec Street Leeds LS1 2HA This event brings together multiple ESRC-funded projects for a series of short talks that will explore emerging findings from …

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