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EFFECT


FUNDER

European Commission DG Home Affairs ISEC

VALUE

€597,230

Collaborators

University of Callabria, Italy

Key dates

Project start date: 2nd February 2015

Project Team

Coventry University

Professor Erica Bowen - Professor in the Psychology of Violence and Interpersonal Aggression
Helen Poole - Head of Department Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
Dr. Jeane Gerard - Research Associate
Dr. Berni Doran - Research Associate
Dr. Mike Hellenback - Research Associate
Rebecca Crookes - Research Assistant
Sue Elliott - Research Assistant
Thanos Stamos - Research Assistant
Joanne Lloyd - Research Delivery Support Partner

Calabria University Team
Ercole Parini

Subcontractor

Arquebus Solutions Ltd


Project Objectives

Examination of Firearms and Forensics in Europe and aCross Territories (EFFECT).

The EFFECT project will provide EU policy-makers with a definitive body of knowledge concerning the nature, extent and impact of gun enabled crime (gec), the effectiveness of interventions aimed at combating gec and the cross-border sharing of ballistic intelligence.  This will facilitate: evidence-based policy and intervention development across Europe; improvements in information sharing regarding the illegal trafficking and use of firearms, and determine if maximum benefit is being derived from current approaches to sharing ballistic intelligence between European Countries. The project will start in February 2015 and run for 12 months. You can download a list of our international stakeholders.

Updates:

EFFECT Project Main Findings and Recommendations

EFFECT Project Newsletter: Issue 1

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-is-new/news/news/2015/20150401_01_en.htm

EFFECT project results and recommendations disseminated at a joint meeting with the South East Europe Firearms Experts Network, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 19-21 April 2016

EFFECT Project Recommendation Translations

Serbian

Albanian

Macedonian