Professor Bryony Hoskins’ research focuses on the low level of political engagement amongst young people and the reasons for this. Working in collaboration with UNICEF, the World Bank, the Council of Europe and UNESCO, this research has been used to develop a set of assessements to evaulate the effectiveness of teaching life skills within schools. These assessments, and the accompanying analysis, have supported the monitoring of active citizenship and political engagement and identified effective teaching and learning practices for different social groups on a global level. This work has subsequently shaped international policy as well as educational practice across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Aisha K. Gill
Through working with both victims of crime against women and girls (VAWG) and those on the frontline of efforts to tackle this type of violence, Professor Aisha K. Gill’s research has shaped policy in the UK and internationally. Her expertise has assisted in the conviction of perpetrators through expert witness testimony and helped to raise public awareness and reshaped debate around Honour-Based Violence (HBV), Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Forced Marriage (FM) through extensive commentary in public arenas.
Dr Jérémie Gilbert
Indigenous peoples, across the globe, are increasingly turning to legal processes to challenge and fight violations to their fundamental human righs, in particular to claim back their ancestral lands. Professor Jeremie Gilbert's research has: led to institutional-level changes in the policy and litigation strategy of international organisations who support indenginous peoples' rights; informed the strategy of a court case concerning the San-Hai||om communities of Namibia; and contributed to the adoption of new norms and global standards by the United Nations.