CRTs involve applied research on themes related to international, comparative and/or transnational law undertaken for a research partner. Research is undertaken collaboratively in groups of two to four students.
In prior years research partners (and associated research themes) have included the following:
- The International Transport Workers' Federation ("Criminalisation of Seafarers" "Abandonment of Seafarers")
- Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS) and Ontario Working Group on Detention ("Immigration and Refugee Detention in Canada and Abroad" "Refugees in Limbo: Problems of Status")
- Disability Rights Promotion International ("Promoting and Protecting the Rights of People with Disabilities")
- Amnesty International ("Religious Laws, the Ontario Arbitration Act and the Protection of Fundamental Rights")
- The Lawyers Centre for Legal Assistance ("Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Assembly and Prohibition of Death Penalty in Sierra Leone")