32 episodes

Talking Research features in-depth interviews with prominent academics and researchers who study sexual violence across disciplines. The aim is to make academic knowledge and research on sexual violence accessible. Every other Wednesday, guests talk about their research, their findings, the process, the challenges and everything else in between.

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Organisations that provide support:

India: https://yourstory.com/2016/04/women-helpline-india
Scotland: https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/
England & Wales: https://rapecrisis.org.uk/
USA: https://www.rainn.org/
Australia: https://www.rape-dvservices.org.au/

Credits:
Logo- Raghvi Bhatia
Music- Madhav Narayan

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Talking Research features in-depth interviews with prominent academics and researchers who study sexual violence across disciplines. The aim is to make academic knowledge and research on sexual violence accessible. Every other Wednesday, guests talk about their research, their findings, the process, the challenges and everything else in between.

talkingresearchpodcast@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/talkingresearch https://twitter.com/talk_research

Organisations that provide support:

India: https://yourstory.com/2016/04/women-helpline-india
Scotland: https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/
England & Wales: https://rapecrisis.org.uk/
USA: https://www.rainn.org/
Australia: https://www.rape-dvservices.org.au/

Credits:
Logo- Raghvi Bhatia
Music- Madhav Narayan

Join our bookclub!
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lhm-hdtys8XsughAj6x99IFUyeeY2LZuX5ghN8RUaOQ/edit

    Dr Chloë Kennedy: Deceptive Sex

    Dr Chloë Kennedy: Deceptive Sex

    Dr Chloë Kennedy is a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Edinburgh. Her main research interests are criminal law, legal theory, legal history, and the relationship between these areas. Her research also focuses on law and gender and law and religion. Chloë is undertaking an AHRC research leader fellowship on identity deception, focussing in particular on inducing intimacy.

    In this conversation, Chloë shared her research on deceptive sex, what it is, what forms it takes, debates around its criminalisation and the framework she has devised for its criminalisation.

    Research Discussed: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/legal-studies/article/abs/criminalising-deceptive-sex-sex-identity-and-recognition/7A5589286B535E30B88A9765A5844CFC

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Samantha Freeman: Television Representations of Sexual Violence

    Samantha Freeman: Television Representations of Sexual Violence

    Samantha Freeman is a PhD candidate at Northwestern University's Screen Cultures programme and holds dual certificates in Teaching and Gender & Sexuality Studies. Her dissertation traces how television has represented sexual violence since the 1950s, with a particular focus on the medium's narrative conventions and aesthetics. In this conversation, we spoke about tv representation in the 1950s, two contemporary shows Unbelievable and I May Destroy You, how representations of sexual assaults in tv shows can be improved, and other themes.

    Research Discussed:

    http://mediacommons.org/imr/content/sexual-violence-crime-dramas-1950s

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Dr Gemma Hamilton: Changing Police Attitudes in Sexual Offence Cases

    Dr Gemma Hamilton: Changing Police Attitudes in Sexual Offence Cases

    Dr Gemma Hamilton is a lecturer in criminology and justice studies at RMIT University. Her research focuses on violence against women and children, with expertise on policing, family violence, sexual offending and forensic interviewing. In 2016, she won a prize for her phD research that focused on improving investigative interviews with Australian Aboriginal children in cases of sexual abuse.

    In this conversation, Gemma shared her research on improving police attitudes, forensic interviews.

    Research discussed :

    Tidmarsh, P., Hamilton, G. and Sharman, S.J., 2020. Changing Police Officers’ Attitudes in Sexual Offense Cases: A 12-Month Follow-Up Study. Criminal Justice and Behavior, p.0093854820921201.

    • 47 min
    Erin O'Callaghan: Survivors' Experiences of Sexual Assault Involving Alcohol/Substance Use

    Erin O'Callaghan: Survivors' Experiences of Sexual Assault Involving Alcohol/Substance Use

    Erin O'Callaghan is a Phd Candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, US. Her dissertation will be a mixed methods study of survivors of sexual assault involving substance use at the time of the assault, in addition to investigating survivors' pleasurable and/or wanted experiences. In this conversation, Erin expanded on these topics.

    Research Discussed:
    Ullman, S.E., O’Callaghan, E. and Lorenz, K., 2019. Women’s experiences of impairment and incapacitation during alcohol/drug-related sexual assaults: Toward a survivor-informed approach to measurement. Archives of sexual behavior, 48(7), pp.2105-2116.

    • 50 min
    Dr Jane Meyrick: Improving Reporting of Sexual Abuse on University Campuses

    Dr Jane Meyrick: Improving Reporting of Sexual Abuse on University Campuses

    Dr Jane Meyrick is a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology at the University of West England, Bristol. She is qualified as a Chartered Health Psychologist and is a Public Health Specialist. She has worked at policy and service levels on sexual health for the last 20 years and leads on sexual health, sexual and reproductive rights/violence. She also co-leads the research on sexual abuse/violence at UWE, Bristol.

    In this conversation, Jane shared her forthcoming research on the prevalence of sexual abuse at universities and experiences of survivors with reporting procedures at universities. She explained the various ways universities can 'earn' disclosures from survivors.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Dr Rachel Simon-Kumar: Why Ethnic Minorities Under-Report Sexual Violence

    Dr Rachel Simon-Kumar: Why Ethnic Minorities Under-Report Sexual Violence

    Dr Rachel Simon-Kumar is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Her key areas of research are in women's studies and public policy. Her research interests lie in the intersections of gender, ethnicity and policy, in the context of Aoetaora/New Zealand as well as the geopolitical south, particularly India.

    In this conversation, Rachel shared her research on under-reporting in ethnic minorities in NZ, the factors behind it, how this can be remedied, and more.

    Research Discussed:

    Setayesh Rahmanipour, Shannon Kumar & Rachel Simon-Kumar (2019): Underreporting sexual violence among ‘ethnic’ migrant women: perspectives from Aotearoa/New Zealand, Culture, Health & Sexuality, DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2018.1519120

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

Naroa Hammerson ,

My favourite podcast!

I found this podcast a few months ago and have slowly been making my way through all the episodes, it deals with sensitive issues with grace and respect and I highly recommend.

SK-OMK ,

Fantastic podcast

It’s great to have podcast that brings VAWG research together. The research chosen is always very interesting. The interviewer leads it in a sensitive way, listens to their guests and gives them space to answer.

Largo&Joi ,

a goldmine of fine research presented with sensitivity

This is a superb podcast, which I’m finding invaluable for some of my own research. In-depth, sensitive and timely. Beautifully interviewed. Thank you!

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