News and Events

The ITRC sponsors regular Research Colloquia.

Colloquia comes from the Latin colloqui meaning "to converse" and  denotes a conversation or dialogue. We convene monthly research  colloquia to share, support, critique and celebrate our research.

2017 Seminars

Christina Vogels (Senior Lecturer - AUT University)
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 (Commence at 12.00pm) in room AG127, AUT North Shore Campus.
A feminist and ‘outsider’ in the field: Negotiating the challenges of researching young men. (Flyer )


2015 Lunchtime Seminars

Rebecca Allenby (Recipient of 2014/2015 HRC Ethics Summer Research Award)
Wednesday 11 March 2015 (Commence at 1.00pm) in room AB221
Child safety in online research with women experiencing intimate partner violence;
Experiences managing informed consent, confidentiality and safety protocols in the isafe study

Paramedicine Team
On Thursday 17 September 2015 the Paramedicine team held a research forum that showcased outputs from the post graduate paper 589128 - Practice Pursued.

Staff worked with the nine students enrolled to facilitate/polish the abstracts and eight out of the nine abstracts submitted to the Paramedics Australasia International Conference were accepted. In addition, three additional abstracts submitted by staff were also accepted.
Congratulations to the team and the students.


2014 Lunchtime Seminars

Dr Jackie Feather (Senior Lecturer - Psychology) & PhD Student Olivia Taylor
Tuesday 21 October 2014 (Commence at 12.00pm) in room AA220
Updating Trauma focused therapy for abused children and their families: An evidence based approach based on international trends and local needs

Dr Julia Tolmie (Chair Family Violence Death Review Committee)
Friday 22 August 2014 (Commence at 12.00pm) in room AE114A
Fourth Annual Report: January 2013 to December 2013

Dr Emma Davies (School of Law, Liverpool John Moore's University)
Monday 30 June 2014 (Commence at 12.30pm) in room AG127
Child Abuse in Institutional Settings: Reducing the Impact of Conflict of Interest on Children

Alayne Hall (AUT University)
29 January 2014 (Commence at 12.00pm) in room AG127
Partner violence and attachments between Māori mothers and their children: A Kaupapa Māori approach.


2013 Lunchtime Seminars

26 November 2013 (Commence at 1.00pm in room AC210)
Kathy Peri (University of Auckland)
HRC grant looking at what's happened to older people in Christchurch since the earthquakes, both qualitatively and quantitatively.

18 April 2013
Rhonda Scherman & Christine Cowan-James(et.al) (AUT University)
Sport Wins and Loses and Violence Against Women

11 March 2013
Rob Gordon
Trauma and Research

21 February 2013
John Reid (The University of Auckland)
Psycho-Social causes of psychosis, primary prevention, attitudes towards 'mental illness' the role of the pharmaceutical industry in clinical research and practice


2012 Lunchtime Seminars

Amanda M. Young-Hauser: Conversing with 'monsters'? Narratives about men who sexually abuse(d) children

Alex Woodley: It's not Okay Campaign: How research and evaluation can contribute to social change

Sari Andajani: Researching domestic violence in Indonesia

Virginia Jones: Parents of children with chronic respiratory diseases: when is the responsibility too much

Denise Wilson & Sari Andajani: Women's Rights: How far have we come

Graham Howie: Mother's diet - the effect on offspring

Clare Murphy: Deepening an Understanding of Men's Psychological Abuse Against Female Partners

Carmel Peteru: Pacific Violence against women

Grant Gillion: Pre-electoral positioning and multi-party agreements under MMP: Who will work with whom?

Naeema Abrahams': Gender Based Violence in South Africia

Shyamala Nada-Raja: Preliminary Findings from the Evaluation of an Internet-based Depression Treatment Programme (RID Trial) in New Zealand2012 One Day Seminars Primary Health Care Family Violence Responsiveness: National Network Meeting, 4th May 2012



2011 One Day Seminars


17th Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference, 16-18 February 2011, Auckland, New Zealand.


The abuse and exploitation of women is a social problem of epidemic proportions which adversely affects the health of millions of women each year.  Substantial progress has been made in raising awareness about violence against women and children, yet the complexity of violence begs collaborative partnerships and innovations to create social change.  This conference provided the opportunity for all engaged in stopping violence internationally to come together and share knowledge, experience and innovations.


2011 Lunchtime Seminars

Kristen Hanna: Challenging systems: Bringing researchers and practitioners together to explore improvements to the status quo

Jane Koziol-McLain: Truth, Lies and Sex Offenders

Terry Dobbs & Moana Eruera: Taitamariki Maori korero about intimate partner relationships

Jane Koziol-McLain: Sexual Violence poster presentation

Karen Eden: Measuring Patient Preferences and Developing Patient Decision Aids

Contact Annette Goodwin to be included on our mailing list for upcoming colloquia and seminars.

Email:agoodwin@aut.ac.nz


Phone: 09 917 9999 ext 7153