Research Topics

Research and academic activities aligned with every Sustainable Development Goal

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The University shall devote its work to research into the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations and its agencies.
Charter of the United Nations University

People — topics on improving lives of people everywhere

Planet — topics on preserving and improving our environment and natural resources

Peace and partnerships — topics on fostering peaceful, just, and inclusive societies

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UNU Council Member UNU Council Member; Raffles Professor of Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

Prof. Brenda Yeoh

Professor Brenda S.A. Yeoh is a Singaporean scholar and expert in the fields of migration, social geography, and the politics of space in colonial and post-colonial cities.

Project 19 Jan 2038

Flexible Office: Concept for Resource Optimisation (FLORES)

This project at UNU FLORES seeks to make a significant shift from fixed desks assigned to each employee to spaces designed according to functions and needs

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UNU-MERIT Internal Conference 2024

Join the 2024 UNU-MERIT Internal Conference on Sept 26-27


11th MACIMIDE Annual Work Conference

Join the 11th MACIMIDE Conference on migration and development, Sept 23, 2024.

Series 12 Jul 2024

Affiliated Professorial Fellows

Learn more about our Affiliated Professorial Fellows

Research Fellow PhD fellow

Karla Rodriguez Ortuno

Karla Rodriguez Ortuno is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT.

Research Fellow PhD fellow

Richard Ramouter

Richard Ramouter is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT.

Research Fellow PhD fellow

Nestor Becker

Nestor Becker is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT.

Research Fellow PhD fellow

Xia Pan

Xia Pan is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT

Research Fellow PhD fellow

Shiting (Paula) Lu

Shiting (Paula) Lu is currently a Ph.D. fellow at UNU-MERIT.