Academia and Research Centers

  • Original research findings and policy analyses from leading institutions and academic centers, focused on minimizing the burden of injury and violence through surveillance, evaluation, dissemination, and training.

  • Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence: Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado-Boulder

    Houses literature and resources on the causes and prevention of violence, and provides direct information services through online searchable customized databases. The Center also offers technical assistance for the evaluation and development of violence prevention programs. Read more »

  • Harvard Injury Control Research Center: Firearms Research

    Features a menu of 20 topics to choose from in the field of firearms research, including policy evaluation, and surveillance and data quality. The Firearms Research Database is a database of social science, criminology, law reviews, medical and public health research concerning firearms (2000-2009). Short summaries are compiled by the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. Read more »

  • Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research: Publications

    Research and analyses examining policy reforms and initiatives for reducing gun violence in the U.S. Read more »

    More than 20 global experts on gun policy and violence gathered on Jan. 14-15, 2013. Their task was to summarize relevant research and its implications for policymakers and concerned citizens. View the video archive »

  • Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California (UC Davis Health System)

    List of publications and peer-reviewed journal articles developed by the program (available in PDF). Major areas of emphasis are the prediction of criminal behavior, the effectiveness of waiting period/background check programs for prospective purchasers of firearms, and the determinants of firearm violence. Read more »