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The Wales Governance Centre is a Cardiff University research centre undertaking innovative research into all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy of Wales, as well the wider UK and European contexts of territorial governance. A key objective of the WGC is to facilitate and encourage informed public debate of key developments in Welsh governance not only through its research, but also through events and postgraduate teaching.The Centre is sponsored and supported by Cardiff University’s Law School and the Department of Politics and International Relations, while also collaborating with scholars from across the University. The WGC enjoys formal ties with both WISERD and the Institute of Welsh Affairs while also maintaining close cooperative relationships with colleagues in other institutions across Wales, the UK, Europe and beyond.

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Wales Governance Centre Podcast: General Election 2015

11 May 2015

Here’s the first Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University podcast. In this edition, Professors Richard Wyn Jones and Roger Scully discuss the recent General Election in Wales. …

Job Alert: Lecturer in Devolved Law and Governance (Vacancy No. 3303BR)

11 May 2015

Cardiff Law School is a centre of world leading legal research in the UK. The REF 2014 exercise considered 84% of the School’s research to be world leading or internationally excellent.   80% of research was also deemed “outstanding” for its impact in …

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: The Wales Governance Centre Hour-by-Hour Guide to the Welsh Electoral Battleground

06 May 2015

This guide was compiled by  Adam Evans and Ed Gareth Poole of the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University  The first coalition government in peacetime since the Second World War, a party system in flux and a hung Parliament looming, (to paraphras …

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