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Research Impact

UEL delivers high quality research that is impactful, socially relevant and for the public good. The following features demonstrate the impact of our research and its contribution to society.

Below is a sample of some of our impact case studies. You can read more on the UEL research impact page.

Researching narratives

Studying the stories that people tell about their lives has become an increasingly popular research approach, and one that has the potential to produce positive social and personal change. The University of East London is leading the way in this area through the work of the Centre for Narrative Research. Read more.

Researching childhood in post-conflict societies

Hundreds of thousands of children are caught up in armed conflicts, are forced to become refugees or are internally displaced and suffer the consequences of war. In communities where conflict is common, it is often the children’s voices that go unheard. Read more.

Supporting counter-terrorism

UEL criminology experts have been supporting UK and international counter-terrorism efforts by improving understanding of radicalisation and disengagement from violent extremism. Read more.

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