Expertise Labs

The ISR connects scientific expertise with professionals in the field in Expertise Labs, also known as academic workplaces or learning communities. of professionals in the field. Within an expertise lab, experts exchange insights at gatherings and joint research projects. Societal partner organisation will benefit directly from the outcomes of scientific research. The labs also provides an opportunity to experiment together and come to a societally relevant and innovative research agenda.

Knowledge Hub Security and Social Resilience
This knowledge hub assists the Dutch government and its ministries, as well as municipalities, the police force and security regions in their approach to security problems. 

Refugee Academy
The growing number of refugees seeking safe havens around the world has become a central point of debate in the Netherlands. Local authorities and various organizations and neighbourhood initiatives are experimenting with innovative approaches for the inclusion and societal participation of status holders. Connecting the accumulated knowledge of scholars, policymakers, social partners and refugees themselves is therefore quite important.

The other Expertise Labs of the Faculty of Social Sciences are currently presented on the Dutch website.

  • Leergemeenschap Slotervaart
  • Jonge Mantelzorgers 
  • Resilient Identities 
  • Diversiteit in de Zorg