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VISION Annual Conference 2022

VISION: Violence, Health and Society
First annual conference

Northampton Suite, University Building - City, University of London

20 September 2022, 10am to 3pm


DIRECTIONS TO THE CONFERENCE: Please enter through the ground floor of the University Building across from Northampton Square (small park/green space with a gazebo), post code:  EC1V 0HB. There is also a silver sculpture in front of University Building and VISION staff will be standing outside to assist. Registration is from 9:30 - 10 am. Upon entering the University Building, you will see the VISION Conference registration table.

This gathering marks the first year of the UKPRP Violence, Health and Society consortium (VISION).  Participants will come from across the Consortium - researchers, data providers, data users and other stakeholders - to reflect on the first year and take a forward look at Consortium developments in the coming years.

9.30 - 10.00                 Registration and coffee

10.00 - 10.25               Welcome

  • Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein, City, University of London
  • Professor Gene Feder, University of Bristol, interim VISION Director

10.25 - 10.45               Session 1: VISION: Reducing violence with insight from data

Discussant: Lara Snowdon, Public Health Wales

  • Understanding the effects of interventions to reduce violence: What's data linkage got to do with it?
    Professor Gene Feder, University of Bristol, interim VISION Director
  • Discussion / Q & A

10.45-11.15                 Session 2: Health and health services

Discussant: Dr Estela Capelas Barbosa, City, University of London

  • Unlocking information on the epidemiology of violence from health record narrative
    Professor Robert Stewart and Dr Lifang Li, Kings College London
  • Suicide prevention and health service responses to Intimate Partner Violence
    Sally McManus, City, University of London
  • Discussion / Q & A

11.15 – 11.30              COFFEE

11.30 - 12.00               Session 3: Crime and justice services

Discussant: Professor Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Monash University (Australia)

  • Policing domestic abuse
    Dr Ruth Weir, City, University of London
  • Technology facilitated abuse and Intimate Partner Violence
    Dr Leonie Tanczer, University College of London
  • Discussion / Q & A

12.00 - 12.30               Session 4: Third sector and specialised DV services

Discussant: Nicole Jacobs, Domestic Abuse Commissioner

  • Cost of sexual violence in Essex: An analysis using administrative data from Rape Crisis Services
    Dr Estela Capelas Barbosa, City, University of London
  • The weaponization of data against migrants: Competing securities and intersecting insecurities
    Dr Alexandria Innes, City, University of London
  • Discussion  / Q & A

12.30 – 13.20              LUNCH

13.20 - 14.00               Session 5: Global comparisons, migration and evidence integration

Discussant: Lara Snowdon, Public Health Wales

  • Violence at the intersection of gender, ethnicity and migration
    Hannah Manzur, City, University of London
  • (In)commensurability in a global context: Measuring the gendered dimensions of homicide
    Dr Elizabeth Cook, City, University of London
  • Developing a Framework for Measuring Gender in Homicide Defences
    Dr Jessica Corsi, City, University of London
  • Discussion / Q & A

14.00 – 14.30              Session 6: Breakout Discussion Groups

Facilitator: Dr Natalia Lewis, University of Bristol

  • Audience breakout groups per subject matter:
    • Health and Health Services
    • Crime and Police
    • Specialised Services
    • Ethnicity, Migration, and Socioeconomic

14.30 - 14.50             Looking forward: Integration and directions for the Consortium

Facilitator: Professor Gene Feder, University of Bristol, interim VISION Director

  • Panel: Dr Estela Capelas Barbosa, Dr Natalia Lewis, Sally McManus, Professor Robert Stewart, and Dr Leonie Tanczer

14.50 - 15.00             Concluding Remarks

Professor Gene Feder, University of Bristol, interim VISION Director

15.00                           END