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.