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.
View further details on some of our current research projects:
In response to the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rican families, Dr Gemma Sou produced a graphic novella to demonstrate the nuances of disaster-affected communities.
The project aims to determine how arts can positively contribute to peace
This project will accelerate the development of an international verification and certification process of disaster response training based on WHO standards.
This project aims to investigate alternative, bottom-up indicators of peace in four sub-Saharan countries.
Researching graffiti and street art in conflict-affected societies
Helping the UN and other international organisations better use peacekeeping data available to increase future effectiveness.
Study of the surgical procedures and rehabilitation interventions performed by responders following the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
HCRI researchers commence new DFID-funded project to measure the impact of attacks on healthcare in conflict settings.
TEAMS is a project funded by EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection aiming to develop, pilot and assess standardised training for EMCs/EMTs.
Study of the role of business in securing political stability, racial integration and economic growth in the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis.
Discover how we collaborate with NGOs, industry bodies and policy-makers to help effective provide humanitarian aid worldwide.
This is a joint initiative of the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) at the Overseas Development Institute and HCRI. The objective of humanitarianhistory.org 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.