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Centre for Governance, Regulation and Industrial Strategy (CGR&IS)

We focus on finding the balance between governance, regulation and strategic planning to ensure the effective functioning of organisations, regions and markets.


Our research stimulates academic debates, as well as supporting and informing regulators and businesses.


CGR&IS brings together world-class scholars, associates and doctoral researchers interested in regulation, governance and industrial strategy.


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Research, analysis and news.

Research output

Delve into our research: read what our experts have to say.

Industrial strategy

Professor Phil Tomlinson talks about the value of industrial strategy, as well as his work in the area.

About us

CGR&IS is a leading academic and policy research centre in the School of Management, combining expertise in accounting, economics, finance, law, management and politics. Fostering international, cross-disciplinary research, we are helping to design and implement more effective governance structures, regulation and industrial strategies. We cover a range of topics relevant to the sound functioning of the financial, not-for-profit, industrial and environmental sectors and regional development.

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