MAEVe Objectives & Achievements
Enhance interdisciplinary, intra-institutional, and consumer co-design of research.
Strengthen and extend our external collaborative partnerships.
Capacity build the field through support and strong mentorship to students and early to mid-career researchers.
Develop, test and implement practical models of intervention.
Facilitate the open exchange of ideas and resources.
Become a research and innovation hub for the prevention and response to violence against women and their children.
Awarded a NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) to promote Safer Families
Established a lived experience panel of women who have experienced violence, the WEAVERs, (Women and their children who have Experienced Abuse and Violence: Researchers and advisors)
WEAVERs was developed to ensure that the voices of women and children are central to the work of MAEVe, and was conceived as having an advisory and co-production role to influence the research agenda of MAEVe
Monthly seminar series on topics as diverse as applying for family violence intervention orders, children’s experience of trauma and violence, reproductive coercion and domestic violence and housing
Provided seed funding for projects on violence against women and their children
Forums on Early Intervention to prevent violence against women and their children and the use of Technology to prevent and respond to violence against women and their children
Made submissions to the Royal Commission into Family Violence
Over 700 members on a database
Supported the International Conference on Domestic Violence and Health, November 2018 with 400 delegates
Over $10 million earned in grants