In this section you can find details about our research projects and reading lists on key issues.
Our research investigates equality and human rights across Great Britain.
We are building a robust evidence base to influence policy, inform our strategic priorities and improve people's lives.
We conduct major research projects into pressing issues of social inequality and areas in which our human rights are under threat. Our approach varies, from interviews with members of the public to complex statistical analysis of large datasets, such as household surveys.
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Exploring human rights education in Great Britain
This research presents examples of good practice in human rights education in England, Scotland and Wales.
Attitudes to transgender people
We looked at the British public's views on transgender people, including how personal feelings and prejudice have changed over time and vary by geographical location.
Racial harassment in higher education
EHRC research provides evidence showing that racism is grossly under-acknowledged in universities.
We present the lived experience of Grenfell residents and the difficulties they have faced in accessing advice and support services.
Is Britain Fairer?
The state of equality and human rights in 2018. Our comprehensive review of how Britain is performing on equality and human rights, providing a complete picture of people’s life chances in Britain today.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2021