Institute for Policy Research

Brexit Likely to Increase Modern Slavery in the UK

Professor Andrew Crane explores
some of the referendum's worst consequences

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The Resurgence of Racism

Dr Aurelien Mondon writes
the first instalment
in a new series of posts

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Cabinet Office to Host IPR Policy School

University of Bath students
are invited to apply
for the one-day event

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IPR Research

  • IPR is a leading public policy research institute, based at the University of Bath. We undertake research into major public policy challenges, study how governments work and what they do, and offer professional doctorates and fellowship programmes to people working in policymaking. We promote public debate through events, policy briefs and blogs, and facilitate exchange between researchers and practitioners, in Bath and London. We have partnerships with university institutes around the world.

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Policy Fellowship Programme


The IPR Policy Fellowship Programme brings together senior policy makers and the University’s best academic talent.

Professional Doctorate

Professional Doctorate

For experienced policy professionals wanting to develop their policy analysis expertise without having to take a full career break.