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Prof. Manuel Eisner speaks at German Prevention Day

The director of the Violence Research Centre shares his most recent research findings to reduce violence globally with an audience of 1500 people at the German Prevention Day on 12 May 2014.

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Violence Prevention Alliance

The Violence Research Centre works with the WHO and other partners in the Violence Prevention Alliance to prevent violence through scientifically credible strategies. Find out more about evidence-based approaches to violence prevention on the Violence Prevention Alliance website.

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Research and Advocacy

Our research is based on an approach which combines theoretical findings with empirical data. We work closely with academics and policy-making institutions, both nationally and internationally, to disseminate our research and promote the debate on violence prevention.

The Violence Research Centre aims to contribute to the advancement of the understanding of the causes, the consequences, and the prevention of interpersonal violence. This includes childhood aggression, bullying, assault and robbery, homicide, domestic abuse and sexual violence. The Centre takes an interdisciplinary perspective that draws on theoretical approaches and empirical findings from criminology, psychology, biology, political science, sociology, and history.