Research Projects

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MyCoventry

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.


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.


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.


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. 


Beyond fear and hate: mobilising people power to create a new narrative on migration and diversity

Across Europe political and media debates on migration and diversity have become increasingly negative. There is growing evidence that narratives of fear and hate have moved from fringe positions to occupy the mainstream, changing the terms of the debate in many countries. This project explores who is driving dominant narratives on migration and diversity and their purpose.


(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 migration are reflected in the laws, policy and practice of refugee-receiving countries


Managing the migration crisis? Undocumented migrants and refugees at Europe’s southern border

Over recent years, hundreds of thousands of people have crossed the Mediterranean to Italy as part of what has come to be known as Europe’s ‘migration crisis’. An intensification of controls on international population movements has taken place both at sea and after arrival. This project seeks to better understand what the impact of attempts by EU institutions and national governments to manage the crisis has been on migrants’ status and journeys. It serves to document the ongoing crisis through the experiences of newly arrived migrants and refugees.


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.


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.


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.


BRIEFCASE

'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

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.