This work package examines the operations and practices of major institutions in the higher education sector.
This work package examines the presence and representation of ethnicity in major cultural institutions.
This work package approaches political structures as institutions and will examine processes within them.
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We work with a number of individuals and organisations to research changing ethnic inequalities and identities.
Our specialist research areas
Ethnic categorisations and mobilisations
We're examining how categories of ethnicity have been constructed and evolved.
Everyday experiences of identity
Our work is exploring the points at which differences of ethnicity or religion matter in everyday encounters.
Health and wellbeing
This research examines inequalities in health among ethnic groups and the crucial determinants of these inequalities.
Political and civil participation
We're seeking to understand how ethnic inequalities are driven by socioeconomic factors and political opportunity structures.
Racism, discrimination and prejudice
Our work aims to understand changes in the experiences of discrimination and inter-personal racism.
We're seeking to transform current understanding of the contemporary patterning of ethnic inequalities.
Our activity is funded through the ESRC with support from a number of other organisations who contribute to the impact of our work.
Our team includes talented researchers, support staff and affiliated experts from across a variety of institutions.