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Centre for Social Justice and Well-being

Social Justice and Inclusion PhD

To respond to the well-being agenda, it is essential to acknowledge the complexity of both the societal and political landscape.

To this end, the researchers in this centre explore well-being through a social justice lens, which promotes equitable and sustainable societies and communities. Such research gives a robust foundation to theory and policy underpinning best practice.

Practice-facing research partnerships and local and international, have an impact in both contexts; for example, research undertaken with Harvard University PEARS institute in a bilingual secondary school in Wales was used to underpin the school’s programme of well-being and resilience with pupils.)

Within this centre there are four main themes:

  • Social Justice, Rights and Empowerment
  • Well-being
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Equity through Education