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Wales Governance Centre

We undertake innovative research into all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy of Wales, as well the wider UK and European contexts of territorial governance.

Follow @WalesGovernance on Twitter to see our latest research findings, comments on Welsh public policy and live events reporting.

We offer a selection of part-time and full-time postgraduate courses in law, government and politics as well as pathways into undergraduate study.

Our research covers some the most important issues in Wales today - Brexit, devolution, justice and juristiction and fiscal analysis.

Latest news


Watch: Why does Labour win in Wales?

9 August 2022

One party dominance underpinned by ‘Welsh worldview’

Labour’s Welsh dominance to be explained at Eisteddfod

1 August 2022

In his lecture the political commentator and scholar, Richard Wyn Jones, will use data from the Welsh Election Study to explain the Labour Party's grip on the Welsh electorate

Welsh national identity central to outcome of 2021 Senedd elections, research concludes

9 June 2022

Data analysed from the Welsh Election Study

Our events bring leading experts and public figures together to discuss public policy, politics, government and the law of Wales.