Research groups

Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research

A collaboration of several Scottish universities, aiming to produce excellent research and to develop excellent researchers so as to better the development of policy, practice and public debate about crime and justice.

Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research

Providing an academic base for research and teaching in social aspects of disability.

Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity

In April 2013 this ESRC-funded Centre began a four year programme of work focusing on ethnic inequalities and identities in the UK since 1945. The Centre brings together colleagues at the Universities of Glasgow and Manchester.

Gambling Research Group

An international network of academics, organisations, policy-makers and service providers who share a common interest in the social impacts of gambling, particularly its effects on vulnerable groups, and on the cultural and political context of the expansion of commercial gaming.

Gender and Sexualities Forum

A cross-School forum for scholars pursuing research around the broad fields of gender and sexualities. We offer a creative intellectual space that provides a platform for developing new research ideas and collaborations as well as solidifying research agendas and sharing outputs.

Glasgow Latin American Research Network

A forum for staff and students across the university and people across the city to meet and share research and information relating to Latin America.

Glasgow Media Group

Promoting the development of new methodologies and substantive research in the area of media and communications.

Institute of Health & Wellbeing

Spanning the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, our aim is to improve population health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities in health.

Centre for Research on Racism, Ethnicity & Nationalism

Established in 2005 to promote the comparative study of the historically specific ways in which racism, ethnicity and nationalism have shaped the development of modern society.

‌Trafficking Culture‌

‌Trafficking Culture aims to produce an evidence-based picture of the contemporary global trade in looted cultural objects. This research programme is based at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, and is funded by the European Research Council.

Qualitative Research at Glasgow 

The Qualitative Research at Glasgow (QRaG) group is based in the School of Social & Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. The group promotes interdisciplinary use of qualitative methods in research and teaching.