Organization profile

Organisation profile

Research strengths within Politics fall within the following broad areas:


Elections and representation: With a specialist Centre for Elections and Representation Studies, the School studies voting behaviour, political attitudes and political behaviour. It has particular interests in political institutions and public opinion, political representation, participatory democracy, campaigns and elections, political communication, electoral systems, media and politics, and party activism.

Governance and Institutions: Scotland, UK, European and youth parliaments, European institutions, multi-level government and devolution and the politics of nationalism and regionalism. Expertise exists on theories of social movements and social change, Scottish and EU identity, state-society relations in the EU, civil society, religion and politics, environmental politics.

International politics: West European and South-East European politics. International politics, including international public policy, international institutions and global governance, international security, Asian international politics and security, the international role of NGOs, anti-globalisation movements, constructivist theories of security, feminist theory and Chilean politics.

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election Social Sciences
politics Social Sciences
parliament Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
decentralization Social Sciences
referendum Social Sciences
voter Social Sciences
democracy Social Sciences

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Stuart Bagnall

Person: Doctor of Philosophy

Projects 1988 2022

Research Output 1974 2020

Open Access
Energy efficiency
Economic and social effects
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Energy conservation

Personality traits and foreign policy attitudes: a cross-national exploratory study

Gravelle, T. B., Reifler, J. & Scotto, T. J., 15 Jan 2020, In : Personality and Individual Differences . 153, 8 p., 109607.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

personality traits
foreign policy
political psychology

An integrated solution for detecting rising technology stars in co-inventor networks

Zhu, L., Zhu, D., Wang, X., Cunningham, S. W. & Wang, Z., 31 Oct 2019, In : Scientometrics. 121, 1, p. 137-172 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



2019 Britta Baumgarten Memorial Prize

Catherine Eschle (Recipient), May 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

social movement

Academy of Science of South Africa

Robert Mattes (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Election to learned society

Activities 2002 2019

Fault zones and fluid flow: what we know from natural CO2 analogues

Jen Roberts (Speaker), Gareth Johnson (Speaker)
23 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Fourteenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians

Mark Peter Shephard (Participant)
28 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Workshop on alternative modes of evaluating EU Impact Assessments

Fabrizio De Francesco (Participant)
7 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference


Increased public and media awareness of voter behaviour at elections

John Curtice (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate


Influencing the work of Transparency International in monitoring and reporting on global corruption through an online survey.

Richard Rose (Participant), William Mishler (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate