FIPRP News

Untangling America from Gun Violence (SeattleTimes Opinion)

In a new Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial, FIPRP Director. Dr. Fred Rivara and Co-director, Dr. Laura Prater, discuss strategies to combat firearm-violence. The opinion-editorial discusses steps individuals can take to protect themselves, their families, and their…

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The Science of Gun Policy

Originally posted to RAND Corporation. In the third edition of The Science of Gun Policy, part of the RAND Corporation’s Gun Policy in America initiative, researchers seek objective information about what the scientific literature reveals…

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Suicide, Firearms, and Terminal Illness: A Latent Class Analysis Using Data from the National Violent Death Reporting System

Firearm safety may be an important suicide prevention strategy for individuals with a terminal illness. New research led by the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program found that…

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Science of Firearm Injury Prevention Among Children & Teens Online Course

Firearm injuries are a leading cause of death among children and teens. However, there are many ways that these injuries and deaths can be prevented using evidence-based practices and policies. Presented by the University of…

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The 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention

November Update: National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention  The 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention will showcase and advance the latest science in firearm injury prevention. For information on meeting funders and planning…

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More U.S. adults carrying loaded handguns daily, study finds

Originally posted on UW News. The number of U.S. adult handgun owners carrying a loaded handgun on their person doubled from 2015 to 2019, according to new research led by the University of Washington. This…

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