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Matthew Miller in the Press

Matthew Miller for Northeastern Global News

The research is clear: White people are not more likely than Black people to be killed by police.

The research is clear: White people are not more likely than Black people to be killed by police.

Here’s why guns increase the risk of suicide–especially in stressful times

Here’s why guns increase the risk of suicide–especially in stressful times

Handgun owners are almost four times more likely to die by suicide than people who don’t have guns, according to research by Matt Miller.
1,000 people in the US die every year in police shootings. Who are they?

1,000 people in the US die every year in police shootings. Who are they?

Northeastern professor Matt Miller's new research shows that African-Americans and Hispanics are among those at greater risk.
Northeastern University researcher Matthew Miller says that storing your gun more safely can save lives

Northeastern University researcher Matthew Miller says that storing your gun more safely can save lives

A modest increase in the number of people who store firearms in their homes safely could help to save the lives of hundreds of children.
Does having a gun at home really make you safer?

Does having a gun at home really make you safer?

Keeping a gun in your home is supposed to keep you safe. Northeastern professor Matthew Miller’s research suggests that the opposite is true.
Clearing up misconceptions about gun violence could make suicide attempts less deadly, study says

Clearing up misconceptions about gun violence could make suicide attempts less deadly, study says

There are roughly twice as many suicides as homicides in the United States every year, and more than half of them involve guns.
Do more guns lead to more fatal police shootings?

Do more guns lead to more fatal police shootings?

A new study by researchers from Northeastern and Harvard examines the correlation between gun laws and shootings by police officers.
Study finds 3M Americans carry a loaded handgun daily

Study finds 3M Americans carry a loaded handgun daily

New study finds 1 in 5 US gun owners obtained firearm without background check

New study finds 1 in 5 US gun owners obtained firearm without background check

Study: 70M more firearms added to US gun stock over past 20 years

Study: 70M more firearms added to US gun stock over past 20 years

The estimated number of privately-owned guns in the U.S. grew to approximately 265 million between 1994 and 2015.