Minorities on Campus: Discrimination, Equality, and Politics of Nationalism in Indian HE Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

This research network, at its very heart, is conceptualised as a response to students' activism for equality and rights. In doing so we address issues around sustained inequality and discrimination as experienced by minorities and women on Indian campuses.


The Better Place Index Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The Better Place Index (BPI) is a global measure for peace, prosperity and sustainability. It also identifies if governments do a good job.


Modest Fashion in UK Women’s Working Life Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

This project looks at how religiously-related modest fashion and associated behaviours impact on UK women's working lives – regardless of their own religious community or beliefs.


Evaluation of “CEJI – a Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe” Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The Project will contribute to the review and further development of CEJI’s strategy, aims and objectives.


BRIEFCASE Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

'BRIEFCASE project' workshop is based on 10 years’ experience by the Geomining Museum, in Madrid. This innovative project creates the opportunity for learning about minerals through hands-on experience, specifically targeting 6-14 year old students and their teachers.


UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The potential of South-South migration contributing to development and delivery of the SDGs is widely acknowledged but remains unrealised, largely due to existing inequalities at the global, national and local levels which determine who is (and is not) able to migrate.


Life on the Breadline: Christianity, Poverty and Politics in the 21st Century city Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The aim of the ‘Life on the Breadline…’ project is to understand how the social context resulting from the 'age of austerity' has affected Christian engagement with poverty in the UK and the theological motivations, which underpin it, in order to facilitate the development of better informed government policy and more effective faith-based activism thereby reducing urban social exclusion and inequality. 


(En)gendering international protection? 'Refugee women', gender and the global politics of asylum Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Working with partners in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, France, Turkey, South Africa and the UK, this research explores the extent and ways in which gendered experiences of forced migration are reflected in the laws, policy and practice of refugee-receiving countries


Collaborate to Train Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Collaborate to Train is a three-year project that will engage with over 250 local small businesses and support them to increase their involvement in the education and workforce training system.


Youth, Violence and Conflict Transformation: Exploring mobilization into violence and the role of youth in peacebuilding Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

This project looks at how we can ensure that young people’s voices are listened to and acted upon in societies where youth marginalisation has previously been a factor facilitating their mobilisation into violence.


The Organisational, Financial and Human Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Christian Faith-Based Organization Service Sector in Great Britain Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

CTPSR project funded by the British Academy looking at the organisational, financial and human impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Christian Faith-Based Organization Service Sector in Great Britain


Compromising dignity? Preventing violent extremism (PVE) in the Sahel, Africa Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

This project responds to the experience of policy-makers and practitioners working on ‘preventing violent extremism’ (PVE) who find policies developed and implemented under the rubric of PVE to be ambiguous and vague which can lead to dignity being compromised.


Imagining the Future: Engaging young people on environmental challenges to create new and sustainable livelihoods in Algeria Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The research investigates root causes of environmental degradation and connections to lack of youth livelihoods, youth disengagement or exclusion from public life, using political ecology, humanities and social sciences methodologies.


Trusting Technology with Your Life: Research and Interventions on Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Trust is central to the acceptance and adoption of Autonomous Vehicles (AV), but it also poses a significant challenge: reservations and distrust of this new technology are widespread.


Inside/Out: using storytelling to understand the politics of exclusion in Europe and South Africa Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The UK and South Africa, while different, share trends towards inequality and the othering of migrants as responsible for social problems.This project uses storytelling to generate new bottom-up narratives to challenge dominant top down discursive politics of exclusion.


Fish for Export: working in the wild capture seafood industry in Indonesia Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

This project aimed to produce robust evidence-driven recommendations to help brand-owners, buyers and suppliers based in the EU and US to better understand where and how they can address any labour abuse risks within their supply chains in Indonesia.


On Our Land – Protecting Bedouin Cultural Heritage in the occupied Palestinian territories Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The aim of this project is for the Bedouin communities in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) to be able to use inter-generational knowledge and cultural practices related to their land in order to flourish.


Support, Development and Engagement Services for the Tower Hamlets Inter-Faith Forum (THIFF) 2017-2020 Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Staff from the Faith and Peaceful Relations Research Group are working in collaboration with colleagues from Lifeline Community Projects and members of the Tower Hamlets Inter-Faith Forum to support the Forum’s further development.


Transport Innovation Gender Observatory (TINNGO) Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

TinnGO, the Transport Research Observatory, is a pan European observatory for gender smart transport innovation, that provides a nexus for data collection, analysis, dissemination of gender mainstreaming tools and open innovation, encouraging smart mobility.


For a fee: the recruitment of migrant domestic workers Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

This project explores how male and female migrant workers are able to most effectively challenge exploitative labour recruiters, with research conducted globally, but especially in Qatar and Nepal.