School of Politics and International Relations


The School of Politics and International Relations' research engages with the most fundamental political questions of our time.

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Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament at night

Research centres

Our research activity is organised around centres and institutes. This framework provides an integrative and dynamic environment for staff to pursue individual and collective research projects.

Dr Chun-Yi Lee

Inspiring people

Dr Neema Begum is an Assistant Professor at the School of Politics and International Relations. Her research focuses on political behaviour of ethnic minorities in Britain.

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Researchers in the School of Politics and International Relations regularly produce high-quality publications in the form of books, book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals.


Research news

Information Wars

New podcast series from Dr Natalie Martin
30 June 2022

Dr Tyler Kustra's Latest Commentary on Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Continuing his expert analysis for the media.
30 June 2022
In the Research Excellence Framework 2021, 82% of our research output is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
REF results
Society and communities impact studies View all
Professor Amanda Griffiths
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School of Politics and International Relations

Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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