Research within the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

Take a look at the research we conduct.

Like our courses, our postgraduate research also focuses on members of society

Our research


International Conflict Research Institute, INCORE, drives forward research and teaching uncovering and explaining the causes and consequence of conflict.

Centre for the Study of Young Men

The centre for the Study of Young Men is located in the Department of Community Youth Work at Ulster University.

Restorative Practices

Restorative practices explores the possibility of solutions to some of the most prevalent problems facing individuals and communities.

Blurring Genres

Recovering the Humanities for Political Science and Area Studies: A new cutting edge research network funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.


YouthPact is the Quality and Impact body for the EU Peace IV Children & Young People’s Programme.

International State Crime Initiative

We aim to introduce new perspectives to the field of human rights research.


ARK is Northern Ireland's social policy information hub shared jointly by Ulster University and Queen's University Belfast.

Doctoral Research

Find out more about the PhD opportunities available.

Centre for Public Administration

The Centre for Public Administration is an international leader in research that seeks to enhance policy and public administration.