School of Politics and International Studies - Research and Expertise
Research and expertise
Our work is highly international in orientation, and our academic expertise spans the globe.
The School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) is at the forefront of interdisciplinary research into international development, international relations and politics. Our international focus means we have expertise covering Africa, North America, Asia, the UK, Europe and the Middle East.
Our centres and groups
Our academic staff undertake research in both specialist and interdisciplinary centres and groups. Key areas are listed below.
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The academic, practitioner and policy-making perspectives of our academic team provide insight into the major political, economic, social and cultural issues of societies across the globe.
Our experts advise governments, provide commentary to the media, work with non-governmental organisations and engage with communities around the world.