Research projects

Our research staff carry out a wide range of novel research work in humanitarian issues, involving experts in both applied medicine and humanities, as well as NGOs and external collaborators.

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Discover how we collaborate with NGOs, industry bodies and policy-makers to help effective provide humanitarian aid worldwide.

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Humanitarian History Project

This is a joint initiative of the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) at the Overseas Development Institute and HCRI. The objective of is: to make the history of the humanitarian sector more easily accessible to humanitarian workers and researchers; and facilitate and support the work of those researching the history of the humanitarian sector.