The School of Government and Society brings together academic staff, research fellows and doctoral researchers across the Social Sciences. The School is one of the leading UK and international centres for Politics, International Relations, International Development, Sociology and European Studies.
A particularly strength of the School lies in the prominent international dimension of research expertise. Expertise across the School currently sit within our departments which include:
Journals edited throughout the School
The School is committed to excellent standards of academic research, policy work and related knowledge transfer activities. Staff members engage in high profile international research and policy and practice networks as well as delivering a range of taught masters and research degree programmes .
The combination of disciplinary strength and interdisciplinary effectiveness across the School allows colleagues to develop collaborative teaching and research projects, to generate research income and to further develop effective knowledge transfer activities.
The School has a number of staff whose reputation attests to their international esteem and impact in academia and among other research users. In addition, early career academics with considerable future potential for producing internationally excellent and world leading research have been actively recruited.
Highlighted research projects
More research projects throughout the school
The School enjoys close links with College of Social Science Research Centres, the Advanced Social Science Collaborative (ASSC) and the University’s Graduate School. Research across the School is supported by the College Research Support Office Finance and Marketing.