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The Department of Politics was ranked 8th for research quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Our expertise spans the discipline – from early modern political thought to contemporary international security, from post-conflict development to global financial governance, from the politics of gender to the politics of the environment.

Recent news & events

  • Congratulations to Prof Tony Heron in his part of the group which has won a £2.8m BBSRC grant for "IKnowFood: Integrating Knowledge for Food System Resilience'.
  • Congratulations to Dr Peg Murray Evans who has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship.
  • Congratulations to Carlos Solar who has won the best article award by LASA for an article entitled:  "Governance of Defense and Policy Making in Chile"

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