Social justice and inclusion


Theology and Religious Studies

All members of staff are actively engaged with the international research community in their specific area of expertise which includes the Anglican tradition, Black Theology and Pentecostalism, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Buddhist Studies, Queer Theory and Jewish Studies and Jewish-Christian relations.

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American Studies

Our dynamic academic team are all passionate about their work. They research and write books and articles on a regular basis ensuring students benefit from exposure to cutting-edge thought and opinion. 

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National Institute for Christian Education Research

We support and conduct research and development in order to strengthen the work of Christians in education together with the mission of church schools, colleges and universities.

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Research Centre for Children Families and Communities

Weundertake research that enhances the lives and life chances of children and young people while building strong families and communities.

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Inclusion, Equalities and Social Justice

Our interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange provides a critical and intellectual basis for individuals interested in interrogating their own personal and professional understandings of inclusion, equality, social justice and the lives of those in disconnected populations. 

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Institute of Medical Sciences


The institute includes specialised areas of clinical practice within Cardiology, Otorhinolaryngology and Minimally Invasive Surgery related to General Surgery, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics and Urology and supports ground breaking research in the use stem cell technology within clinical practice.

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The centre is part of an international network of practice developers who are members of the International Practice Development Collaborative (IPDC).

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We conduct cutting-edge research within many of the major sub-disciplines within the field, including cognitive, developmental, health, social and psychophysiological psychology. 

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Our research is steeped in sociology’s key areas of inquiry, from health and illness to families and relationships, and current social movements. 

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We are actively engaged in a number of key research areas including contemporary political leadership, Euroscepticism, environmental politics and energy security.

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law and Criminal Justice

We are involved in a range of research projects from small-scale local initiatives to government and EU-funded research.

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mediation clinic

Our Mediation Clinic provides an efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution service for local communities in Kent. 

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We work with a range of national and international bodies, conducting research and development work in the field of cybercrime and digital forensics.

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Canterbury Centre for policing research

The Canterbury Centre for Policing Research (CCPR) conducts high quality applied research that aims to support and engage with policing professionals.

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