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Our research staff are embedded in UK, European and international networks.

Researchers are active in a variety of key international professional associations and regularly work with practitioners at a variety of levels.

The research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) saw our work ranked 13th in the UK. Significant strengths were cited in our law research and its intellectual and policy impact together with our research into politics, devolution, the history of political thought and international relations.

Church stained glass

A legal framework to unite a faith

Solving the conundrum of greater cooperation and house rules within the church.

Houses of Parliament, London

Understanding Englishness

Examining who we are amid constant political change.

Welsh Assembly debating chamber

Governance and public policy‬

Examining how countries are governed and public policy is developed.