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Politics teaching highly rated by students in the National Student Survey

25 August 2015

The results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) show that 91% of our undergraduate students were satisfied with the teaching on their Politics course. Published annually, the NSS asks undergraduates to rate their University experience in areas in …

6th Public Uni event sees academics present their research in bite-size chunks

10 August 2015

Academics from Cardiff Law School and the Department of Politics and International Relations recently presented their research at the 6th Public Uni event held at Chapter Arts Centre on Thursday 6 August 2015. The Public Uni series, organised by Dr Mar …

Welsh politics experts to discuss 2015 General Election at the Eisteddfod

3 August 2015

Experts from Cardiff University’s renowned Wales Governance Centre will be putting the recent General Election under the microscope at the National Eisteddfod. At the event, Professors Richard Wyn Jones and Roger Scully from the Centre will be giving t …

Cardiff student recruited as House of Commons Committee Specialist

13 July 2015

We’ve recently heard the great news that one of our students, Adam Evans has been appointed to a role as a Committee Specialist in the House of Commons. We caught up with Adam to find out more about his new role and the way he feels Cardiff University …

Major Expansion of International Relations at Cardiff University

18 June 2015

Following the 2014 merger of the Department of Politics and International Relations with Cardiff Law School, the Cardiff School of Law and Politics is now making a significant investment in International Relations, already an area of growing strength i …

US Ambassador to the UK visits Cardiff University

21 May 2015

Matthew W Barzun, US Ambassador to the UK, was warmly welcomed to Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics today. Barzun was appointed as US Ambassador in 2013 and has since became known for his progressive approach to the role; establishing inn …

New guide to provide hyperlocal journalists the tools to cover 2015 General Election

27 March 2015

A new guide being launched today (Friday 27 March 2015) aims to provide online and hyperlocal journalists with skills, tips and advice on how to report on the forthcoming General Election in their communities. The guide, created by the Centre for Commu …

Lessons from Piracy

5 March 2015

The Counter-Piracy Governance Project based in the Department of Politics and International Relations has been selected to manage the website and the archive of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS).  The CGPCS is a global govern …

International Relations lecturer takes on joint convenorship role

2 March 2015

Lecturer in International Relations, Elisa Wynne-Hughes has taken on the joint convenorship of the British International Studies Association’s Post-structural Politics Working Group (PPWG) with Tahseen Kazi from the Georgia Institute of Technology from …

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales to call for a new partnership based on mutual respect between Westminster and Welsh Government

12 February 2015

Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, will tonight call for a new era of partnership, respect and equality between the Westminster and Welsh governments. The lecture, which is being hosted by the Wales Governance Centre is the first in a …

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