Institute for Policy Research

Brexit: Will Divorce be Damaging,
& Could it be Amicable?

Lecture: Lord Kerr of Kinlochard

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Abolishing the Autumn Statement

The latest IPR Blog from
Prof Nick Pearce

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The World in 2050 and Beyond

Lecture: Lord Rees, Astronomer
Royal at Institute of Astronomy

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Professional Doctorate

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