School of Politics and International Relations

Research Impact

The school's research engages with the most fundamental political questions of our time. Our staff work closely with governments and organisations at home and overseas to ensure their cutting edge research makes a real difference.

Here you can read about examples of our work and how it contributes to understanding of the political world, its processes and what goes on in international relations.

Our areas of expertise are:

  • British politics
  • Security and intelligence
  • Public administration and corruption
  • European political systems
  • Political theory

Featured impact

Researching the secret world of intelligence

Rory Cormac

Dr Rory Cormac's ground-breaking research into intelligence is helping to shape public understanding about this secret world.


Research impact activities




School of Politics and International Relations

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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