The Social Science Research Group a multidisciplinary research group that is dedicated to understanding the complex social world that we live in.

The group is an applied research group that combines a number of different academic disciplines together in a cohesive way to work on a range of different personal, social and cultural issues in conjunction with local, regional and international organisations.

Aims and objectives

The group has a number of aims and objectives listed below:

  • Why – To enable a clearer understanding of the complex society that we live in
  • How – Through high quality research, evidence based practice and public engagement
  • What - To help facilitate a better understanding of the complexity of social life and the challenges that it poses, as well as helping to facilitate the most appropriate responses

Research Group Leader: Dr Kieran McCartan