Labour, Equality and Human Rights Research Group

The Labour, Equality and Human Rights (LEAH) Research Group focuses on collaborative research in the fields of labour relations and employment law, equality law, and human rights, particularly in relation to the impact of business on human rights.

Group objectives

Our aim is to undertake high quality research and work collaboratively with colleagues around the world in law, business and other social science disciplines to develop cross-disciplinary research that builds scholarly knowledge in the field and contributes to legal and policy debate. We employ a number of mechanisms to achieve this including:

  • Publishing research in journals, books, working papers and in the media
  • Providing a platform for obtaining competitive research grants and industry support for research
  • Recruiting quality domestic and international graduate research students who can contribute to our research initiatives
  • Developing and disseminating our research at conferences, seminars and workshops, and via Twitter.

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