Alcohol and Violence Research Group

The Alcohol and Violence Research Group has helped bring about practical actions to reduce alcohol-related harms and violence at a global level.

Through practical research on alcohol-related harms and violence, our leading academics, working in collaboration with external partners and organisations, have helped to understand, monitor and alleviate the causes of alcohol-related harms and violent behaviour.

Professor Jonathan Shepherd discusses the work of the Alcohol and Violence Research Group:

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About us

Discover more about our people, the research we do and the benefits it makes to society.

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Research projects

Find out more about the different types of research projects we are engaged in.


With collaboration at the heart of our projects, we are looking for your help with our research.