Translating research about domestic and family violence into practice in Australia: possibilities and prospects
Laura Tarzia, Cathy Humphreys, Kelsey Hegarty
EVIDENCE & POLICY | POLICY PRESS | Published : 2017
The volume of research being conducted into domestic and family violence is increasing, yet knowledge translation in this area lags behind other fields such as healthcare. Little is known about how to effectively harness and implement research findings in the 'real world', and there continue to be barriers to the use of rigorous research to inform government policy. In this paper, we explore key areas where the translation of domestic and family violence research into practice could be improved in Australia, as well as highlighting the challenges. We then suggest some recommendations for how these might be overcome.
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We would like to acknowledge the support of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at The University of Melbourne.