How violence influences young people: three perspectives

The University of St Andrews World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for International Child & Adolescent Health Policy (WHO CC) at the School of Medicine are holding their inaugural event ‘How violence influences young people: three perspectives‘ featuring a policy debate about how violence influences young people.  This event brings in internationally renowned experts and builds on the work launched by the International Collaboration on Violence Prevention Policy Development.

This will take place on Thursday 24th April, from 2-5pm at the University of St Andrews School of Medicine (Seminar room 2).

The following distinguished speakers are confirmed:

  • Vivian Barnekow, WHO Programme Manager for Child and Adolescent Health
  • Donald Henderson, Head of Public Health Policy at Scottish Government
  • Emily Rothman, Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences at Boston University
  • Renee M. Johnson, Assistant Professor, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Medicine

This event is open to the public and is free of charge. Refreshments will be provided.

Please see flyer for further information.


Violence Prevention – Policy, Practice and Advocacy

The Violence Prevention Group at the University of St Andrews are hosting a day of presentations and discussion around the issues of violence prevention policy, practice, and advocacy, and the official launch of the report on the World Health Organization, Scottish Government and University of St Andrews International Collaboration on Violence Prevention Policy Development (2009-2014).

This event will be held on Tuesday 25th March, in the School of Medicine, University of St Andrews and is free to attend with refreshments and lunch provided.  For catering purposes please register your interest in attending by email to

The deadline for registration is Midnight Tuesday 18th March

Further information can be found here