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    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 School 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.

Politics and international relations at Strathclyde was ranked number 11 in the UK in the 2014 by the Research Excellence Framework, the official assessment of the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

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

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