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

Taiwan and Vatican Relations in Perspective

10 October 2018 (16:00-18:00)
A21 Trent Building, University Park
A public lecture by by Dr. Chou-seng Tou Deputy Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Brussels, Belgium and Dr Tsung-ming Chen, Research fellow at the Ferdinand Verbiest, K. U. Leuven , Trent Building, University Park

Small Talk (日常對話) Film Screening

19 October 2018 (17:00-20:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger Building, Small talk Film Screening, Student Journalism Prize, Taiwan Film Festival UK, University Park
Small Talk Film Screening, Panel Discussion and Launch of the Taiwan Film Festival UK Student Journalism Prize organised by Taiwan Studies Programme, the University of Nottingham in collaboration with Centre for Contemporary East Asian Studies, the University of Nottingham and Taiwan Film Festival UK.

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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