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


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


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


Breaking Bad: How transnational drug trafficking creates violent masculinities in local Caribbean communities in Port of Spain

To study the impact of transnational organised crime (TNOC) and drug-trafficking on poor urban communities in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. The city has seen crime and violence soar since the mid-1990s as


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


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


Struggles for territory, struggles for place: development-forced displacement and resettlement of the Mapuche-Pehuenche, Chile

Focusing closely on an indigenous community in Chile, the Mapuche-Pehuenche, who were resettled as a result of a dam construction, this research analyses their attempts to make and remake place,


Social capital and financial access to healthcare in Ghana

This research seeks to critically examine the dynamic nature of informal risk sharing networks and their mechanisms for dealing with health care expenses among poor households in Northern Ghana.


Amman Message Project

Working across Jordan, the wider Arab region and Europe, CTPSR and partners have embarked upon a two-year project to support and enhance the work of the Amman Message – a landmark statement which


Remanufacturing Pathways (REMANPATH)

Remanufacturing Pathways, helps small manufactures to grow their business, taking back the products and remanufacture them.


Migrants and the media: examining migrant voices in Britain’s political debate

This project explored the engagement and representation of migrant voices within the 2015 pre-election debate, asking how the voices and experiences of migrants were represented in media reporting


Distrust in entrepreneurial networks

Design of Toolkits of Trust Building Mechanisms to Support Collaborative Innovation across High-Tech SMEs based in Technoparks - a comparative study


Democratic responsibility in a divided society: exploring public trust in post-conflict Northern Ireland

Trust in democratic institutions is vital within post-conflict societies like Northern Ireland in reducing division and sustaining peace. Through in-depth interviews with three fundamental groups in


Prospect Trust Audits

Trust is an important organisational resource, enhancing commitment, identification and citizenship. Distrust, in contrast, increases turnover and can escalate counterproductive behaviours including


The Maritime Dimension of Transnational Organised Crime

The proposed research builds on the collaboration between the Centre for Trust Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) of Coventry University (UK) and the International Organization for Migration


Fostering Sustainable Development: Examining the challenges posed by maritime insecurity

This seminar series investigated the relationship between sustainable development and maritime security in order to increase maritime domain awareness and our understanding of the experiences of


CHANGE Plus; Promoting Behaviour Change towards the Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation in Practising Communities and Community-Based Advocacy

The CHANGE Plus project aims to raise awareness, change attitudes and promote behaviour change on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in practicing African communities in four EU countries: Germany,