The School of Sociology is successful in attracting major research funding for research projects and a number of staff are involved in providing research leadership and/or are the key partners in these projects. The School of Sociology has strong research links with a number of academic schools in cognate disciplines, as well as the Geary Institute, the Social Science Research Centre, the Institute of Criminology, the Institute of British Irish Studies, the Dublin European Institute, the Egalitarian World Initiative, the Clinton Centre, the Humanities Institute and a range of other research centres and institutes within UCD and external to the university. The School is also the founding member of the Migration and Citizenship Research Initiative, a multidisciplinary, cross-university and cross-sector research infrastructure and network that supports critically engaged research at national and international levels.