Our staff are internationally leading scholars involved in a wide range of research activities, including collaborative projects at both national and international levels.
The quality of our work has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) as over two thirds of our publications and 100% of our departmental impact submission was judged to be outstanding (4*) or very considerable (3*).
Centre for War & Technology
Our Centre for War & Technology is dedicated to the research and analysis of the impact of technology on politics, war and society in the 21st Century.
Departmental research clusters
- Conflict, Security & International Order
- Governance and Resistance
- The Politics of Culture and Memory
Departmental research groups
- Politics Beyond the Mainstream
- China Reading Group
- International Relations & European Politics (IREP) postgraduate group
Research seminars, conferences and workshops form an integral part of the our research activities.
Our experts are regularly publishing in the most highly ranked international journals and are highly sought after by media, TV, radio, press interviews and opinion pieces. They also contribute to informing the public via blogs and Twitter.
Our diversity and the disciplinary mix of political science, political theory, policy analysis, political sociology and others make for a very stimulating environment for research students to develop their own research projects and for cross-disciplinary debates to infom staff research.
If you would like to make an enquiry relating to our research, then please contact Professor Timo Kivimaki(Director of Research).