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AOAV explosive violence monitoring data cited in blast injury workshop report

On March 27th 2019, AOAV researcher, Jennifer Dathan, presented data from AOAV’s Explosive Violence Monitor at the International Blast Injury Research Network’s (IBRN) inaugural workshop, ‘Examining the State of Research: Blast Injury Research Workshop’, which was held in Cape Town, South Africa.

The IBRN launch workshop was hosted by the Blast Impact and Survivability Research Unit (BISRU) and took place at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Mechanical Engineering Department.

The report, ‘Examining The State Of Research: Defining The Challenges And Opportunities For Blast Injury Research’, released today, September 16th 2019, outlines the presentations and discussions that took place, drawing on multidisciplinary experience from South Africa, Zimbabwe and the UK.

The report also highlights current knowledge gaps and participant perceptions about research priorities and potential approaches to address the challenges.

AOAV data highlighted some of the global patterns and trends that have emerged from over eight years of explosive weapons monitoring.

To read the full report, please see here.