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Centre for the Study of Safety and Wellbeing (SWELL)


Established in 2001, and nationally and internationally renowned for its research, the Centre for the Study of Safety and Wellbeing (SWELL) focuses on the following areas:

  • Violence against women and children and its impact on well-being
  • Minoritised and marginalised groups
  • Political and civic engagement

Designed to centre marginalised voices/experiences and to inform policy and practice, SWELL’s research has a long standing reputation among policy makers and practitioners.

Research, evaluation and training

SWELL offers strategic research, evaluation and training services to organisations working in its areas of interest and supervises PhD students from across the world. It offers a supportive environment in what can be a difficult area of research and study.

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