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Research Professor Margunn Bjørnholt spoke on prevention of violence against women in the Nordic countries

Research Professor Margunn Bjørnholt from NKVTS and ORES spoke on “Gender-blind or gender-based prevention” at the Nordic conference “Preventing violence against women in the Nordic countries” on 8 March 2018. The conference was hosted by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security and the Ministry of Children and Equality and marked the conclusion of the Norwegian presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2017. Read more on Regjeringen.no.

NKVTS project on violence against women migrants and refugees: analysing causes and effective policy response

NKVTS and six international partners in Europe, the Middle East and Canada have received a grant for a three-year study on “Violence against women migrants and refugees: analysing causes and effective policy response.” Research Professor Margunn Bjørnholt from NKVTS is principal investigator for the Norwegian part of the project.

Conference marked the end of successful Polish–Norwegian research collaboration

A well attended international conference in Łódź, Poland co-hosted by Oslo Research (ORES) marked the end of a successful research collaboration between ORES, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) and the Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine (NIOM) in Poland. NOVA Director Bjørn Hvinden gave the opening address, sharing important experiences from international research collaborations.

Margunn Bjørnholt joins the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies

Margunn Bjørnholt joins the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies (NKVTS) as a research professor from 1 January 2016. She will head a 3-year research project on intimate partner violence, with particular emphasis on gender, gender equality and power relations. The project is funded by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security.