Events

Upcoming Events

09 Dec

2024 National Research Conference for the Prevention of Firearm-Related Harms

The 2024 National Research Conference for the Prevention of Firearm Related Harms will highlight the current state of science and research on firearm injury prevention across the lifespan. Organized by The Research Society for the Prevention of Firearm-Related Harms. The conference is being co-organized by the University of Michigan Institute for Firearm-Injury Prevention and the Columbia Scientific Union for the Reduction of Gun Violence Learn more about the conference, including ...

Past Events

16 May

U-M Livestream: Reducing the Risk: Firearms and Mental Health

U-M livestream: Reducing the Risk: Firearms and Mental Health Experts from the University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention will discuss tips about safe firearm safe storage and how to leverage the “red flag laws” now available in Michigan and other states. The panelists will also share additional prevention strategies, and give insight into what further research and implementation are needed to ensure effectiveness of risk reduction. This session ...
12 Apr

University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention Research Day

The hybrid event highlighted the Institute’s accomplishments over the past three years, as well as key research and programs that we are conducting in the State of Michigan and nationwide with communities to address firearm deaths and injuries. Full Program April 12, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Hybrid event (in-person and virtual registration required) ...
13 Mar

University of Michigan Wolverine Caucus

March 13, 2024
12:00 p.m. EST
GCSI Ties Bar | 120 N Washington Ave., Lansing, MI 48933
Register here Last March, members of the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention were in Lansing to discuss research on firearms always as part of the discussion following multiple tragedies of firearm violence that struck our state. Since that time, multiple bills have passed the Michigan legislature and have been enacted to address deaths from firearm violence. Now, presented in partnership with the Joyce Foundation, hear from ...
13 Mar

Bioethics Grand Rounds: Toward a Firearms Justice Framework: Lessons from Reproductive Justice in the Effort to Mitigate the Health Impact of Gun Violence

March 13, 2024
12:00 p.m. EST
BSRB Kahn Auditorium | 109 Zina Pitcher Pl, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Register here Join us, along with Michigan Medicine’s Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences of Research and University of Michigan Law School, for an important discussion on the role sex and gender play in evaluating firearm restrictions and developing the boundaries of the nascent Second Amendment right. We are excited to welcome Dr. Michael R. Ulrich to Ann Arbor for this important ...
29 Feb

Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program Informational Session: February 29th at 1:00 PM

Please join us for a virtual informational session for potential applicants to learn more about the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Training Program at the UM Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention! Thursday, February 29th
1:00 – 1:30PM (EST) Applications are now open for positions beginning in summer/fall 2024! Full position description, benefits and application instructions are available here. Contact firearminjuryprevention@umich.edu for more information ...
22 Feb

U-M livestream: What the state’s new gun laws mean for Michigan residents

Watch the recording of the event and learn more about the new laws U-M livestream: What the state’s new gun laws mean for Michigan residents DATE: Noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 EVENT: “Michigan’s New Firearms Laws: What You Should Know” Experts from the University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention will discuss Michigan’s new gun laws and what they mean for families, firearm owners, law enforcement, health care workers, ...