On November 8, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2021) — A new program supported by the University of Kentucky’s Center for Research on Violence Against Women (CRVAW) and Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) will provide seed funding for research projects that address violence against women.

Author Dr. Scott Kegler and Division of Violence Prevention Director Dr. Jim Mercy discuss the recent publication, A Descriptive Exploration of the Geographic and Sociodemographic Concentration of Firearm Homicide in the United States, 2004 – 2018. This study examined county-level data to identify high concentrations of firearm homicide and potential changes in concentration over time, as well as associations between rates of firearm homicide and urbanization, poverty, and ethnicity/race. This brief webinar will cover key findings and implications for prevention.

The University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law will host its second daylong Breonna Taylor Symposium Saturday, Oct. 16th. The event will bring together  legal professionals including law professors, criminal justice scholars, judges, attorneys, journalists and activists to discuss the validity of the search warrant in the Breonna Taylor case. Law students Sarah Byres and Bennett Tuleja organized the event with Blanche Bong Cook, the Robert E. Harding Jr. Associate Professor of Law.

Released August 26th, New Books Network features a discussion with Judi Conway Patton Endowed Chair, Dr. Claire Renzetti, about mentoring relationships during the lifespan of academic careers, mentoring through the publishing process and gender and power dynamics in mentoring.

Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference

October 20, 2021 | 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. EST

The CDC released a new policy in action resource demonstrating how adverse childhood experiences can be prevented through policy such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, affordable housing programs and universal pre-K. It includes tools, trainings and other resources.

link to Veto Violence

Due Date

August 26, 2021- October 7, 2023

Funding Agency