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Research on Volunteering in Humanitarian and Development Settings at Northumbria

The Centre for International Development at Northumbria University is a leading global centre of expertise on volunteering in humanitarian and development settings. Through global research projects, collaborations, partnerships and initiatives, staff at the Centre are actively engaged in building new knowledge of the roles and impacts of volunteering in humanitarian response, development work, climate adaptation, activism and everyday lives.

To find out more about some of our flagship projects and collaborations, including our research with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, VSO and on volunteering by young refugees in Uganda, click the links below. You can find out about our full range of projects by visiting the pages or emailing some of our volunteering experts, including Professor Matt Baillie Smith, Professor Katy Jenkins, Bianca Fadel, Dr Inge Boudewijn, Shamima Shanu. If you want to get in touch to discuss our research in this area further, contact owen.d.boyle@northumbria.ac.uk.

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Refugee Youth Volunteering Uganda

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Volunteering in Conflicts and Emergencies

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Voluntary Service Overseas

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