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Dr Eszter Szilassy

Dr Eszter Szilassy

Dr Eszter Szilassy

Research Fellow

Area of research

Domestic violence, child safeguarding and primary health care

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Canynge Hall,
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Dr Eszter Szilassy has worked as a researcher on various projects on domestic violence and abuse, health, child protection and migration. Currently a Research Fellow and Workstream 1 Lead for REPROVIDE (Reaching Everyone Programme of Research On Violence In diverse Domestic Environments) working on the development, piloting and trial of an integrated domestic violence and abuse training intervention for general practice (IRIS+). She is based at the Centre for Academic Primary Care at the School of Social and Community Medicine where she also coordinates the Domestic Violence and Abuse Health Researchers Group

She is a former Senior Research Associate for RESPONDS (Researching Education to Strengthen Primary care On Domestic violence & Safeguarding - DH Policy Research Programme) and a former social scientist for ALSPAC (School of Social and Community Medicine). She also worked as a Research Assistant in the Centre for Research in Health and Social Care, School for Policy Studies and in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies. She has conducted research on a variety of topics, including domestic violence and child safeguarding in general practice, interagency child safeguarding training, education of migrant children and young people, children with special educational needs, and the racialisation of East European migration to the UK. Her doctoral work examined the various mechanisms of assimilation among immigrant populations at the turn of the twentieth century Budapest.


Research associate Centre for Academic Primary Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, 2012-; Part-time social scientist ALSPAC, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, 2008-;  Part-time research assistant School for Sociology, Politics and International Relations, University of Bristol 2009-2011; Research assistant School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol 2006-2008.



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