Research Projects

The Department is involved in local, national and international research projects and collaborations.

The research projects listed on this page also enhance students' learning experience by giving them opportunities to gain practical experience and build on their academic skills and training:


The Antislavery Knowledge Network


Clothes, Chocolate and Children: Realising the Transparency Dividend


Evaluation of the Historical and Contemporary Debates on Lowering the Voting Age in the UK


2017 Northern General Election Study


Tackling Exploitation in Employment: Shaping the UK Response to Human Trafficking and Forced Labour


Improving Youth Political Engagement and Citizenship


The Integrity of UK Elections: Electoral Malpractice and the State of the Electoral Registers


2010 Northern Ireland Westminster Election Survey


Survey of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland


2015 Northern Ireland General Election Survey