1. October 9, 2023

    Hispanics killed by firearms at twice rate of whites, study finds

    The rate of firearm homicide among Hispanic populations in the United States was more than two times higher than that of white Americans in 2021, according to new research led by U-M.

  2. September 27, 2023

    Projects share $2.1M to aid firearm-injury prevention research

    Five U-M research teams received grants totaling $2.1 million to launch projects designed to address the root causes of, and potential solutions for, important issues surrounding firearm injury.

  3. June 1, 2023

    State awards U-M $1M for Michigan School Safety Initiative

    The state of Michigan and the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention have finalized a $1 million contract to launch a new statewide initiative to enhance school safety and prevent school violence.

  4. September 26, 2022

    NIH grant funds national firearm research coordinating center at U-M

    U-M received a $5.5 million federal grant recently to launch a National Institutes of Health firearm research coordinating center through the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention.

  5. May 31, 2022

    Asian Americans armed selves during pandemic due to racial acts

    Asian Americans who experienced increased acts of racism at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to acquire firearms and ammunition for self-defense, researchers at U-M and Eastern Michigan University found.

  6. May 5, 2022

    Group activities could reduce firearm violence among youth

    Participation in organized and group activities may play a key role in preventing firearm aggression among youth who have been exposed to violence or violent behaviors, according to a new study by researchers at U-M’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention.

  7. April 20, 2022

    Firearms now top cause of death among children, adolescents

    Firearms have surpassed motor vehicles as the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the United States, according to new federal data analyzed by U-M researchers.

  8. January 19, 2022

    Michigan Medicine offering gun locks to those in crisis

    A new effort to reduce the risk of firearm injury by offering free gun locks and educational resources to people receiving care for a mental health crisis is now under way at Michigan Medicine.

  9. December 13, 2021

    Community violence, views of police drive youth firearm carriage

    A new study led by Patrick Carter of the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention demonstrates a strong correlation between firearm carriage, youth perceptions of police bias and community violence exposure.

  10. September 21, 2021

    $6M grant to advance youth firearm violence prevention research

    A $6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded this week to U-M will support researchers so they can partner with communities on innovative projects that ultimately aim to reduce youth firearm violence.