Our researchers are among the very best in their field. We welcome visiting scholars, postdoctoral researchers and often invite external speakers to take part in our seminar and lecture series.

The Department of Government and Public Policy has a long history of producing world-class research. We're one of the founding members of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), the largest organisation of its kind in European political science.

We have a strong research culture that focuses on both individual and team-based research. We host two research centres:

Our research is supported by a number of grants from a variety of funding bodies, including research councils, national governments and international bodies, such as OECD and the EU.