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Shaping policy and informing citizens globally

Staff in the Department of Politics generate high-quality research which is relevant to communities across the world. Research carried out within the department spans a variety of specialisms, from British and Northern Irish politics to International Policy Transfer and Democratistation in Eastern and Central Europe, Southern Europe and North Africa.

Researchers from the department are delivering impact from their research outputs by chairing government bodies and providing evidence for legislature, advising on policy formulation, as well as giving oral and written evidence to quasi-judicial bodies.

Tackling Exploitation in Employment research project

Research projects

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Research centres

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Youth political engagement and citizenship

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PhD research

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Alex Balch in Ghana


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Research clusters

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