Research themes

Our research themes

Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies


21st Century Security

Shifting global contexts and emerging security challenges and opportunities, such as the Arctic energy and environments, climate change, cybersecurity, autonomous weapons and enhanced soldiers, health, migration and citizenship.

National Security and Defence

National security, security institutions, and defence policies and processes.

Conventional and Unconventional Warfare and Conflict

Military history, theory, practice and strategy, as well as asymmetrical non-state violence, laws of armed conflict, and atrocity crimes.

Human Rights, Peace and Development

Upholding fundamental rights and preventing human rights violations. Policies, institutions and processes to build and sustain peaceful and inclusive societies.