Taking an intellectually rigorous and fresh approach, the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society is opening new areas of enquiry and engaging in research with practical applications to today’s world.
Research focus areas
To study the interaction of religion with major social structures, the Institute encompasses five main research streams: Law and Religion, Cities and Successful Societies, Asian Societies and their Religions, Religion and Medicine, and Global Catholicism.
Studying intersections of law and society, including issues of legal pluralism.Find out more
Examining the impact of social and economic changes on happiness and well-being.Find out more
Considering the relation of religion to resources, scarcity and economic development in Asian societies.Find out more