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Our research

We have four main areas of research: Thriving Families; Transition, Measurement and Service Improvement; Women and Equalities; and Narrative.

Thriving Families

Our Thriving Families research theme aims to understand and improve support for the families of military personnel and veterans.

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Transition Measurement and Service Improvement

Our Transition Measurement and Service Improvement research theme explores how people understand and experience transition in and out of military life.

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Women and equalities

Our Women and Equalities research theme investigates the health and wellbeing of women and other minority groups within the UK military and veteran populations.

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Our Narrative research theme examines the use of narratives to make sense of legacies of war and military service for veterans, other groups affected by war, and society more broadly.

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