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Our research expertise

We maintain research excellence within our Schools and Departments, while actively promoting collaborative and interdisciplinary work. This is enhanced by world leading institutes, centres of excellence and research clusters working in collaboration with external partners. This page is an opportunity to share our researchers' expertise.

Dr Peter Campbell expert profile

Dr Peter Campbell

Culture, Policy, Cities and Data

Peter's research to date has focused upon cultural policy, and on attempts to align culture and creativity with processes of socioeconomic urban regeneration.

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Dr Ekaterina Balabanova expert profile

Dr Ekaterina Balabanova

Senior Lecturer in Political Communication

Katia’s research interests lie at the intersection of international politics and international communication.

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Dr Rachel Ashman expert profile

Dr Rachel Ashman

A Cultural Explorer of the Digital Economy

Rachel's research focuses on the interface between digital modes of communication and consumers.

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Dr Firat Cengiz expert profile

Dr Firat Cengiz

Marie Curie Fellow: Law & Economics and Governance

Firat's primary research interests cover a wide range of issues in European governance, including EU economic governance and EU’s external policies.

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Dr Sandeep Parmar expert profile

Dr Sandeep Parmar

Poet, New Generation Thinker and Researcher in Modernist Literature

Sandeep is a poet and critic of contemporary British and American poetry as well as a researcher in Modernist Literature.

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‌Professor Peter Shirlow expert profile

Professor Peter Shirlow

Expert in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice Research

Peter’s research focuses on the themes of conflict transformation and social justice.

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