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Haven Horizons / TUS Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Abuse Research & Knowledge Centre

In 2018 Haven Horizons developed a collaborative partnership and a Memorandum of Understanding with the Technological University of Shannon (TUS) to establish a Research and Knowledge Centre.

Key Objectives of the DSGBA Research and Knowledge Centre:

  • Develop of new accredited training modules
  • Increase DSGBA resources for academics, students, practitioners and stakeholders
  • To facilitate collaboration between academics, practitioners and policy makers
  • Identify and address gaps in DSGBA research
  • Promote collaborative research proposals and engaged research
  • Bridge the evidence-practice gap that currently exists
  • Accelerate knowledge transfer to inform policy, practice and legislation
  • Reduce the incidence and impact of DSGBA in Irish society
  • Establish a Virtual Community of Practice
  • Support networking and knowledge sharing between researchers, academics, educators, survivors with experiential knowledge, students, frontline professionals, community groups, statutory agencies and other stakeholders