A Global Research Institute of Queen's University Belfast


Academic Leadership and Expertise

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Addressing global challenges

Striving to create dialogue within which all voices can be heard and to underpin the pursuit of peace through world class research.

The Institute connects the perspectives of all those who seek to contribute to conflict transformation and social justice – from the insights of world leading researchers to the experience of practitioners, policy makers, politicians and activists.

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Sustained Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Supporting a number of Interdisciplinary Research Groups whose overall objective is to enrich understanding of conflict transformation and social justice

Research Groups will play a key role in assisting the Institute to realise its goals of attracting leading international researchers and involving research users, policy makers and practitioners in a way that maximises research impact.

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"The PhD journey is both exciting and challenging. I have found the graduate environment at Queen’s extremely welcoming and beneficial in providing the structures and guidance necessary to be successful in PhD study."
Matthew Jackson
Contested histories, critical museology and conflict exhibitions

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