Ulster University's Social Work and Social Policy Research excels in multiple topic areas, ranging methodologically from the highly abstract to empirical studies and doctrinal analysis.
The activities within Social Work and Social Policy are organised within distinct research institutes and centres.
INCORE (International Conflict Research Institute) addresses the causes and consequences of conflict in Northern Ireland and internationally and promotes conflict resolution management strategies.
ARK is Northern Ireland's social policy information hub shared jointly by Ulster University and Queen's University Belfast.
The centre for the Study of Young Men is located in the Department of Community Youth Work at Ulster University.
The Centre for Public Administration is an international leader in research that seeks to enhance policy and public administration.