Little is known about UK female veterans’ physical healthcare needs and support preferences. To address this, the CMWR is leading a research project involving a collaboration with four other organisations…View Project
CMWR Research projects: Find out more about our research
The core mission of the Centre for Military Women’s Research (CMWR)’s is to inform and improve the wellbeing of women in the military and veteran community through world-leading collaborative research and evaluation. You can find out more about past and current research undertaken by the CMWR below.
The CMWR works to embed principles of co-production with members of the military community, and collaboration with partners and stakeholders (academic, charity, third sector, policymakers) into all research projects.
There is insufficient UK data available about female veteran offenders (FVO) within the criminal and justice system (CJS) and His Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS), and no current records…View Project
Women’s integration into the UK Armed Forces has resulted from a number of policy changes over the decades. At the time of this research, women comprised 11% of the UK…View Project
Service justice system experiences of female ex-service personnel who are victims of military sexual violence
Much research has identified servicewomen’s disproportionate risk of experiencing sexual violence in the military; however, there remains very little research looking at the service justice response when women report these…View Project
In collaboration with the Military Wives Choirs (MWC) and the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research (CIMTR) at Anglia Ruskin University, this project seeks to identify barriers and incentives to…View Project
In 2022, an Ipsos Mori household survey was commissioned by the CMWR to explore public perceptions and attitudes towards servicewomen and women veterans in the UK. This survey was commissioned…View Project
As part of the VFI’s ‘We Also Served’ report, published in June 2021, a significant gap in knowledge regarding the needs and experiences of women veterans within UK support services…View Project
Women veterans in the UK are less likely to use veteran-specific mental health services than men, and report feeling as though these services do not meet their needs. This project…View Project