The overarching focus of the HRIC’s work is ‘implementation’ and the research team carries out a number of projects working with and providing advice to a wide range of bodies at the domestic, regional and international levels to strengthen implementation.

The Centres work is focused within seven thematic areas:

The thematic areas of work are interlinked and many of the projects sit within more than one theme.

Our themes

Our primary focus is researching ways in which human rights can be implemented and actively practised worldwide. To do so, it is important to recognise areas of concern and involve these in our overarching themes.