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Posted 28 February 2017

What is an elected mayor and why vote for one?

Written by Professor Catherine Staite, Professor of Public Management. "The more people who turn out to vote for the mayor, the more able he or she will be to exercise their soft power in the region and to demand more powers from central government."

Posted 09 December 2016

IDD PhD student wins University's Images of Research 2016/17

´╗┐Louis Francis Monroy Santander, Postgraduate Researcher in the International Development department won first place in the 2016/17 Images of Research with a photograph entitled "Resistance to international peace-building: the case of Bosnia-Herzegovina".

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