This year, the National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention will take place in Washington, D.C. This is the largest research conference held for this field of study and is co-organized by the University of Michigan, Columbia University, and the Rand Corp.
The University of Michigan's Center for Academic Innovation created a new free firearm injury prevention online course this month. It is a publicly accessible online learning opportunity.
Q&A with April Zeoli
University of Michigan researcher April Zeoli discusses the implications of a recent Texas judge's decision to strike down the federal law prohibiting access to firearms on domestic violence protection orders.
New research from April Zeoli
Extreme risk protection orders, also known as red flag laws, can help prevent firearm injury events, including multiple victim/mass shootings, by addressing the threat prior to an event occurring, according to new research led by University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers.
$2.2M grant to increase understanding of the relationship between illegal dumping and community violence
Michigan Public Health researchers were awarded a $2.2M grant to research the relationship between illegal dumping and community violence.
A new study led by University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers will examine the impact of high vacancy in urban areas on the rate of violence. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provided a three-year grant of $1.2 million to investigate the short- and long-term effects of vacant lot reuse projects on total violent crime incidents and injury.