The Institute of Local Government Studies is the UK’s leading centre for research in the inter-disciplinary field of local government. Our work spans themes such as:
- Public institutions and governance
- Public performance and delivery
- Democracy, representation and participation
INLOGOV’s research has recently been supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Connected Communities programme, the Local Authorities Research Council Initiative and the British Academy, together with a number of public bodies, including the Department for Communities and Local Government and the Office for Civil Society and as part of major national evaluations including the Olympic Legacy project.
In the last five years, INLOGOV has won almost forty new research grants to a value of approximately £1 million.
More research projects throughout the department.