Research projects

Interventions around the impact of Coronavirus on Muslims in Birmingham in post-Covid Britain

This ESRC funded project explores areas of need for Muslim communities during the impact of coronavirus, and developing interventions in tandem with community organisations to maintain a sense of community and connectedness. 

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Covid-19: What are the Drivers of the Islamophobic Infodemic Communications on social media

This ESRC funded project aims to identify the drivers behind t he current climate of conspiracy theories and racist '...

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The Birmingham City University Online Islamophobia Project

Over an 18 month period, the Birmingham City University Online Islamophobia Project is conducting one of the largest e...

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European Asylum Support Office: Iraq report

Building off their influential work on the Iraq Body Count Project, researchers from BCU compiled a supplementary repo...

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Every Casualty: creation of an online knowledge base

Dr Lily Hamourtziadou  worked with the Every Casualty project - an  organisation, exclusively focused on advancing cas...

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Iraq Body Count: data collection and analysis on security

The Irag Body Count (IBC)  project collects data from a variety of reliable sources to create an accurate picture of ...

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Social inclusion and exclusion of the greenification of urban space

Analysing the experiences of communities to ask the question, ' Does urban greening benefit everyone?' 

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Visualising Suspicion: Art, Community and Counter-Terrorism

Bringing academia, art and community together to explore themes of racism, hate and suspicsion, in an attempt to creat...

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Perceptions of Safety and Risk Amongst Grindr Users

Exploring the perception of risk and safety in online dating spaces for the LGBTQ community.

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Desecuritising Higher Education

The project seeks to investigate the Prevent Duty within UK Higher Education (UKHE) and establish how it has been enac...

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