Catch up and watch our recent lecture from Professor John Hannigan, featuring Professor Nick Pearce, Dr Aurelie Charles and Dr Philippe Blondel.
Institute for Policy Research
A leading public policy research institute, based at the University of Bath.
An interdisciplinary lab for research into Universal Basic Income (UBI).
Exploring the reform of education, welfare and work.
Exploring the interconnected economic, social, environmental and health challenges we face in the UK and globally.
Analysing political economy and exploring the evolution of politics, the changing role of the state, and political ideas and values.
Learn more about our previous public policy research projects.
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Bath academics can apply to spend a semester at the IPR to work on an interdisciplinary research project with substantial policy and public engagement.
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Catch up and watch our recent lecture from Professor Maria Fusaro, who explored our oceans and contemporary challenges through a historical lens.
Learn more about our new public event series on the world’s oceans and what climate change, maritime trade and strategic conflict mean for their future.
A youth voices film project produced by the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) and Cambridge Zero, as part of the UK Universities Climate Network (UUCN).
Blog: Professor Maik Schneider analyses the results of the Elite Quality Index 2022 and discusses economic advancement in the UK.
Blog: Dr Charles Larkin discusses the results of the 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly elections.
Blog: Professor Nick Pearce writes from Helsinki, discussing the geopolitics of Finland, Sweden and NATO membership.
Join us for the launch of a new policy brief which explores how unfamiliar language of instruction influences girls’ educational experiences and outcomes.
Professor Chris Armstrong joins us to discuss his new book 'A blue new deal' and why we need a new politics for our oceans.