Adrian Grant
  • Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom


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Adrian Grant is a Lecturer in Politics and is currently the CAIN Transformation Project Lead at Ulster University.

Adrian is an interdisciplinary researcher who explores various aspects of history and the role of history and memory in politics and contemporary society. His early research focused on Irish labour and political history in the 20th century and he has also worked on nineteenth century political and social history. His current research explores the history of the everyday in urban environments experiencing rapid change. This work was funded through an AHRC Early Career Grant (2019-21) and has continued through the Historical Urbanism research programme ( 

Adrian has worked across a number of schools and research departments at Ulster University including History, INCORE, the Transitional Justice Institute, Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment, and the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences. 

He is currently leading a project to transform the Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN) through new research and the integration of modern web design standards.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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