Interpersonal Violence Research Group

The University of Sheffield Interpersonal Violence Research Group is an interdisciplinary group. The members of the group come from the fields of health, social sciences, arts and humanities. We believe an interdisciplinary approach to understanding interpersonal and domestic violence is essential.


The Sheffield Interpersonal violence group aims to develop knowledge about interpersonal abuse violence and how it should be managed. The group aims to provide a platform for researchers, practitioners and those interested in the field to network with each other and to identify interdisciplinary and collaborative ways of working. The group’s focus is interpersonal and domestic violence and its various forms that affect the life of individuals, families and children.

Anyone with an interest in violence and abuse research is welcome to join university of Sheffield interpersonal violence group. Academics, community members and students are encouraged to join and get involved in academic research projects and discussions.

Who we are

The group was established in 2015 by researchers interested in the area of interpersonal and domestic violence. Founder member of the network are:

Dr. Parveen Ali, Lecturer, School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield 

Dr. Julia Hillner, Department of History, Senior Lecturer in Medieval History

Dr Paula Meth, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Senior Lecturer in Town and Regional Planning

Dr. Magie Wykes, Senior Lecturer, School of Law


JAN interactive blog

Violence against women: the scope of the problemWebinar recordings

Health care responses to Domestic ViolenceInvisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship

Contact us


Address: University of Sheffield, Nursing and Midwifery (School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery), Barber House Annexe, 3a Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield, S10, 2LA

Phone: 0114 2222046

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