Smartphone apps may be double edged sword for victims of violence and abuse.

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New research by Durham University’s Centre for Research Into Violence and Abuse (CRIVA) shows smart phone technology can be a double edged sword for victims of violence and abuse.

I am very proud to be part of this wonderful research team. Led by Professor Nicole Westmarland and Dr Mariann Hardey, the research team includes myself, Hannah Bows, Mehzeb Chowdhury, Katie Wheatley and Richard Wistow.

You can hear me talking about the research on BBC Newcastle here:

Part two of the interview with Claire from Wearside Women In Need can be found here:

We were also mentioned in the BBC Newcastle news, you can hear this here:

And you can read the full research briefing note here.

Please do follow this blog and Durham University’s Centre for Research Into Violence and Abuse website to keep up to date with our future research.

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