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'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

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

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

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

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

The Better Place Index

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

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.

UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub

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

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

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

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

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

Collaborate to Train

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Transport Innovation Gender Observatory (TINNGO)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

RISING Global Peace Forum

RISING: dialogue and debate to push forward new ways of thinking about how we approach threats and confrontations in today’s turbulent world.