Research Programs

Conflict, Peacebuilding and Security

The study of Conflict, Peace-building and Security reveals not only what causes conflict and how it is constantly changing, but also how innovative new approaches can help communities prevent, overcome and recover from conflict.

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Crime, Justice and Society

The Crime, Justice & Society research program conducts cross-disciplinary and collaborative research in order to help shape and inform just laws, policies and practices.

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Gender, Violence and Inequality

Members of the Gender, Violence and Inequality research program actively engage with the challenges society faces in addressing gender-based inequality, discrimination and interpersonal violence.

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Health, Society and Medicine

Through translational interdisciplinary research, the Health, Society & Medicine research program focuses on addressing key questions in relation to experiences of health, illness, biomedical practice, and informal care.

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Humanitarianism, Development and Governance

The study of Humanitarianism, Development and systems of Governance reveals the relationship between the local and the global, transforming policy deadlock into effective engagement, partnership, and longer-term sustainability.

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Language, Culture and Discourse

At the heart of all social science research lies language. Our research into Language, Culture and Discourse provides a critical perspective on social and political problems, and their solutions.

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Migration, Mobility and Social Diversity

The study of migration, mobility, and its consequential social diversity provide insights into of almost every social and political phenomenon in the modern world, offering fresh and innovative solutions to many global problems.

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Social Policy and Practice

Social policy and practice, both paid and unpaid, is rapidly emerging as the education, training and research challenge of the coming decades.

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Urban Housing and Homelessness

SGSC's Urban Housing and Homelessness Research Program focuses on the systemic and structural factors that drive and perpetuate housing market exclusion, as well as preventative measures that help to alleviate disadvantage.

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