The goals and objectives of the UIC Center for Research on Violence
Develop an infrastructure to promote interdisciplinary collaboration in violence research on the UIC campus.
Develop a monthly meeting and seminar series to facilitate interdisciplinary communication and the sharing of ideas between faculty members, local practitioners, and policy-makers on topic related to violence and violence prevention.
Develop a mentoring/training program for UIC students, post-docs, and new faculty.
Develop interdisciplinary coursework.
Synthesize existing UIC data on violence.
Identify obstacles to collaborating between departments and colleges on campus and develop strategies to address these obstacles to promote future interdisciplinary collaborative work.
Develop 2-3 interdisciplinary proposals for external funding each year.