Faculty of Social Sciences

Research Collaborations

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School of Economics

Selected research centres

Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx)

This innovative research group investigates human decision-making using theoretical and experimental methods. CeDEx has a global reach, produces cutting-edge research with societal impact and is consistently highly ranked in the field of behavioural economics.

The Nottingham Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP)

GEP is the major centre in Europe studying the impact of globalisation and economic policy and one of the biggest of its kind in the world. It has a well-founded reputation in the study of international trade, foreign direct investment, immigration and the political economy of globalisation.

Individuals

The school has many research active members of staff. Their dedication enhances our research and drives change. Discover our team.

Featured project

ESRC NIBS Project

 
 

School of Education

Selected research links

UNESCO

The school has links with UNESCO as the United Nation's specialised agency for education as well as being a UNEVOC network member.

Centre for International Education Research (CIER)

The centre is engaged in research that seeks to understand and enable education as a lifelong and life-wide practice that should promote social and ecological justice, equality, citizenship and democracy. 

Individuals

The school has many research active members of staff. Their dedication enhances our research and drives change. Discover our team.

Featured project

Internally Displaced Persons and Covid-19

 
 

School of Geography

Selected research themes

Economic Worlds

This theme is a vibrant and internationally recognised research cluster. They undertake research on a dynamic range of contemporary economic geographical phenomena and processes.

Environment and Society

This theme encompasses research that broadly considers environment-society relationships. Much of their work is framed by concepts of the Anthropocene and sustainable development including the social, cultural and political contexts within which environmental issues and governance strategies are embedded.

Individuals

The school has many research active members of staff. Their dedication enhances our research and drives change. Discover our team.

 
 

Nottingham University Business School

Current research centres

The Global Centre for Banking and Financial Innovation (GCBFI)

GCBFI is a leader in bridging theory and practice through cross-disciplinary research collaboration that is underpinned by the research areas of banking, finance and financial services.

International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR)

ICCSR conducts theoretically-informed, evidence-based creative and interdisciplinary research at the business-society interface. Their empirical research embraces an ethos of knowledge co-production and stakeholder engagement.

 

School of Law

Selected research centres

Human Rights Law Centre

The centre carries out work by means of research, training, publications and capacity building. It collaborates with governments, intergovernmental organisations, academics, students and civil society, and it has implemented programmes worldwide.

Public Procurement Research Group

PPRG provides a focus for supporting research and teaching on public procurement within the School of Law, as well as promoting understanding of this subject on a wider basis. 

Individuals

The school has many research active members of staff. Their dedication enhances our research and drives change. Discover our team.

 
 

School of Politics and International Relations

Selected research centres

Asia Research Institute

The institute brings together our world-leading research and expertise concerning the major sustainable development challenges in Asia through engagement with practitioners and partners in the region.

Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ)

Setup to provide a focus for research and teaching in relation to the most fundamental question facing us as citizens: how should we live? CSSGJ offers a space for reflection, education and research in many different facets of social and global justice.

Individuals

The school has many research active members of staff. Their dedication enhances our research and drives change. Discover our team.

Featured project

Global Integrity Anti-corruption Evidence Programme

 
 

School of Sociology and Social Policy

Selected research centres

Identities, Citizenship, Equalities and Migration Centre (ICEMiC)

ICEMiC brings together researchers who are concerned both with continuity and change; the global and the local; macro level structural forces and micro level everyday practices and experience.

International Centre for Public and Social Policy

With a focus on global social justice, members of this centre undertake research on a number of social and public policy developments at local, regional, national and transnational level. The activities of the icPSP include high-impact publications and events; academic teaching and professional training; and engagement with policy-makers, practitioners and local communities.

Individuals

The school has many research active members of staff. Their dedication enhances our research and drives change. Discover our team.

 
 

 

Faculty of Social Sciences

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