School of Politics and International Relations



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


Rory Cormac

Research impact

The secret world of intelligence

Dr Cormac's research challenges assumptions about secret intelligence and interrogates the paradox of its role in society.

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Katharine Adeney

Researcher profile

Katharine Adeney

Katharine Adeney is a professor in the School of Politics and International Relations. She is Director of the Asia Research Institute and her primary focus is the countries of South Asia.

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REF results

In the latest Research Excellence Framework:

  • we rated in the top 15 in the UK for research power
  • 96% of our research activity being rated as of international standard

Postgraduate research degrees

University of Nottingham Research


Research events

Remuncipalisation: Is the tide of privatisation over?

22 October 2018 (16:00-17:30)
B7 The Hemsley
CSSGJ are delighted to announce that Vera Weghmann (University of Greenwich) will be our guest for the next seminar in our series.

Chinese visual arts and film: Interventions, comparisons and chaos

24 October 2018 (17:00-18:30)
a41, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
In this lecture, Stephanie Donald considers different projects that she has undertaken over the last several years in order to understand the continuities and insights that working in Chinese visual arts and film afford to Humanities scholarship.

Featured publication

America, Brexit and the security of Europe

Professor Wyn Rees has written on the topical subject of US security relations with the UK and EU following Brexit.

Rees, W., 2017. America, Brexit and the security of Europe. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 19 (3): 558-572.

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