Dr. Roxanne Khan


Dr Roxanne Khan - Research Director

I founded onEvidence in response to growing feedback from practitioners and policy makers about the need for affordable independent research services and evidence based training to inform practice.”

~ Dr Roxanne Khan

Research informed teaching is Roxanne’s passion. As an award-winning researcher, she is experienced in conducting studies in a range of topics that forward personal, community and social change, and improve knowledge and inform front-line practice. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with students and professionals through lectures and training workshops, seminars, conferences and consultancy.

Times Higher Education Awards 2022

Roxanne was shortlisted for Research Project of the Year: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022. Her project ‘Domestic Abuse Policy Guidance for UK Universities’ was recognised as having helped to raise awareness of domestic abuse and safeguard staff and students.

Times Higher Education Awards 2022

Roxanne is an independent Domestic Homicide Review Chair and Report Author. She works with Safer Community Partnerships and is responsible for managing and coordinating the review process as well as producing the final overview report for the Home Office.

She is Founder and Director of Honour Abuse Research Matrix, a multi-disciplinary network of academics, police, safeguarding practitioners, survivors, policy makers and specialist trainers dedicated to eradicating harmful practices, including honour violence and other forms of domestic abuse.

Dr khan research training consultancy

Roxanne provides specialist training for the police, social services and safeguarding professionals, as well as psychological and social research and education consulting services. She is Academic Partner for Lancashire Partnership Against Domestic Abuse Рa multi-agency steering group based at Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters. She is also Expert Advisor and Research Ethics Committee Reviewer, Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse, a multi-disciplinary team, funded by the Home Office, and hosted by Barnardo’s.

Memberships and affiliations

  • Chartered Member, British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Associate Fellow, BPS
  • Full Member, Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (HEA)                                      
  • Chartered Scientist, BPS

Research profile

Roxanne is a globally recognised expert in violence and aggression. She has presented her research evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee, at the House of Commons, and the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy. Roxanne was also invited to the House of Lords to present her research at an event hosted by Baroness Sandip Verma.

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onEvidence has enabled Roxanne to extend her independent research and evidence-based training to a wider audience and, at the same time, offer other academics and practitioners the opportunity to get involved. Establishing onEvidence to inform policy and improve front-line practice is her way of helping to make the world a safer place.

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