School of Politics and International Relations



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


Research impact

The secret world of intelligence: Our research challenges assumptions about secret intelligence and interrogates the paradox of its role in society.

Researcher profile

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.


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

Colombia at peace or a new stage of violent extractivism

25 February 2019 (16:00-17:30)
B7 The Hemsley
CSSGJ invite Andy Higginbottom (Kingston University London) and Justina Pinkeviciute (human rights activist) to present the next seminar in our series

Global Change and Civil Wars - Professor Stathis Kalyvas (Oxford)

27 February 2019 (16:30-18:00)
A48, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
The CST is delighted to be inviting Professor Stathis Kalyvas (Gladstone Professor of Government at the University of Oxford)

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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School of Politics and International Relations

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University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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