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Exploring unarmed civilian self-protection in Cameroon's Anglophone conflict
This research investigates community-led initiatives of unarmed civilian protection in the ongoing ‘Anglophone conflict’ in Cameroon.
Resilience Beyond Observed Capabilities - RBOC Network Plus
The RBOC (Resilience Beyond Observed Capabilities) Network Plus will create new knowledge, new capabilities and new opportunities for collaboration to help the UK prepare for security threats in the coming decades.
Enacting solidarity, ritual and collective emotions in a Black Lives Matter protest: An affective practices and virtual reality analysis
Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd spread quickly in 2020 to include many cities and towns outside the United States. Indepth investigation of these protests will provide insights into how and why it is important for people to enact complex shared emotions as part of a physical and psychological group.
Visualising early warning and preparedness in civilian protection: Investigating local vernaculars of community adaptations to insecurity
The overall aim is to investigate the under-studied topic of community signs, symbols and culturally specific communications for gathering, sharing, and responding, in the face of threats of violence.
Breaking Bad: How transnational drug trafficking creates violent masculinities in local Caribbean communities in Port of Spain
This project addresses the impact of transnational organised crime (TNOC) and drug-trafficking on poor urban communities in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, by considering the ‘transnational-to-community’ impact of drug-trafficking.
PETALS 2 (FGM Webapp for professionals)
This project builds on an FGM information webapp that was successfully developed for young people by Coventry University.
National Action Plans on Women, Peace and Security
The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR - Coventry University) and the Institute of British - Irish Studies (IBIS- University College Dublin), supported by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)'s Science for Peace and Security Programme, will convene a two–day expert Advanced Research Workshop entitled ‘National Action Plans (NAPs) on Women, Peace and Security’ at the National University of Ireland in Dublin, on 11 and 12 May 2016.
Conflict Transformations in the Middle East and Europe
The goal of CTMEE is to explore what types of conflict transformation mechanisms are being utilised in Turkey and Palestine, and how these mechanisms relate to conflict transformation in Western Europe.
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.
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 as experienced by minorities and women on Indian campuses.
'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.
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.
Evaluation of “CEJI – a Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe”
This project will contribute to the review and further development of CEJI’s strategy, aims and objectives.
The MyCoventry project is an initiative that supports Coventry as a ‘City of Peace and Reconciliation’, by welcoming non-EU and EEA National newcomers and giving them the opportunity to make a meaningful and positive contribution to the community.
What the new counter-terrorism duty means for schools and further education colleges
The first major mixed-method study into the enactment of the Prevent counter-terrorism in statutory education.
Understanding and Addressing Asylum Seekers’ Health and Well-being in Coventry and Rugby
As the UK hosts asylum seekers and refugees, with Coventry leading on the Syrian Vulnerable Persons resettlement scheme, it is imperative to understand how their health and well-being needs can best be effectively and efficiently met by healthcare practitioners.
Chaplains on Campus: Understanding Chaplaincy in UK Universities
The overall aim of this research is to provide universities, religious bodies and student organisations with an evidence base and recommendations to enhance chaplaincy provision across the university sector.
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 and local levels which determine who is (and is not) able to migrate.
Faith Based Conflict Prevention
The aim of this project is to understand the role of churches and other faith groups in helping to spot early signs of violence and to stop it from happening. Examples in Nigeria and the Solomon Islands will be observed.
Life on the Breadline: Christianity, Poverty and Politics in the 21st Century city
The aim of this 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.