Welcome to the Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research's website, hosted by the Department of Social Sciences. The Centre is an interdisciplinary University Research Centre which is home to international experts conducting research, training and teaching in the field of human rights, social justice and international relations.
The strategic important of Crucible as a vibrant, effective and sustainable University Research centre arises from its long standing commitment to social justice and human rights and determination to develop a strong, international research profile. Here, on the Crucible site you can learn more about our research, events, publications and members of the centre. Click on one of the tabs below for more information.
Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research supports the Department's postgraduate human rights programmes by providing expertise in research. teaching, and commitment to social justice and human rights. Our postgraduate human rights courses are ideal for those wishing to become practitioners, academics or activist in the field.
Dr Caroline Oliver of the Department of Social Sciences at Roehampton University has received news she is part of a consortium bid led by Utrecht City Council receiving funding totalling €2.87m from the EU (ERDF) Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) programme. The UIA is designed to provide urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to solve urban challenges. The funding was awarded to the city as one of 17 successful bids from European cities following a highly competitive process.
This project is co-financed by the European Regional and Development Fund through the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative
View research profiles for all members on our research portal
View research publications and outputs on our research portal
Contact the Centre's Director, Dr Darren O'Byrne