Building on its research capacity across the University, including its campuses in China and Malaysia, the Priority Group will establish a sustainable platform for multi and inter-disciplinary collaborative opportunities with stakeholders.
Research and knowledge transfer opportunities will focus on three inter-locking topics:
Exploring the ‘non-West’, emerging market context, and addressing key issues such as economic performance and competitiveness, trade, financial markets and transitional economies.
Examining the key relationships between the financial services industry, the state and individual households in the context of fiscal restraint and supra-national re-regulation.
Investigating key social issues such as migration and population displacement, asylum, poverty and inequality, aid, post-conflict studies, human rights, democracy and governance, and well-being.
The Integrating Global Society Priority Group aims to:
Create an intellectual and supportive platform - encouraging social sciences scholars to seek areas of interest leading to networking activities, collaborative events, external research funding, engagement with stakeholders and knowledge transfer, and publications and outputs of the highest international quality.
Provide funding, organisational support and advice - enabling academics to seek research grant funding opportunities from Research Councils, charities and other prestigious funding bodies both within and outside of the UK.
Showcase the world class quality of the University’s research in the social sciences - via flagship events and knowledge exchange.
Engage with the University’s internationalisation strategy - by strengthening and deepening ties with The University of Nottingham’s China and Malaysia campuses and through engagement with international research councils and funding bodies.
Build research capacity in the social sciences - through staff promotion and exchange and opportunities for early career researchers.
Exchange knowledge and best practice with stakeholders - locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.