Run by the Gender, Violence and Health Centre (GVHC), it aims to strengthen participants’ knowledge and skills to conduct or commission technically rigorous, ethical and policy- and service-relevant research on various forms of violence against women.
Upon completing the course, participants will have a strong understanding of:
- current gold standard methods to conceptualise and measure violence exposures
- various methodological techniques for assessing the relationship between violence and health outcomes
- practical issues faced when meeting ethical and safety obligations
Teaching Methods and Course Materials
The course will be taught through a series of interactive lectures, practical exercises, group work and assigned reading. Read the timetable here.
The course will cover the following topics:
- Conceptualising and researching various forms of gender-based violence.
- Associations between violence and health: current knowledge.
- Ethics and safety.
- Approaches to researching violence: qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, intervention research.
- Developing conceptual frameworks for violence and health research.
- Survey research on violence and questionnaire design.
- Special circumstances and practical tips for specific contexts.
- Intervention research: approaches and challenges.
- Qualitative research on violence.
- Violence research in health care settings.
- Practical planning and budgeting for studies on violence.
Fees in 2016 cover participation in the course and course materials. If the course fee is to be paid on the applicant’s behalf, please send a letter from the sponsor to confirm this as soon as possible. Otherwise, the applicant will be held personally responsible for payment.
How to Apply?
Please complete the Online Application Form.
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