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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 School of Law and Politics, 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 focuses on Brexit

25 August 2016

Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre is to put the implications of Brexit at the heart of its work with the appointment of Dr Rachel Minto to one of the first Brexit research posts in the UK.  Dr Minto joins a team of academics working on the E …

Professor Richard Rawlings made Honorary Distinguished Professor

17 August 2016

Cardiff University is delighted to announce that Professor Richard Rawlings has been made an Honorary Distinguished Professor by the University following his nomination by Professor Richard Wyn Jones on behalf of the Wales Governance Centre and the Sch …

Can tax devolution deliver for Wales?

04 August 2016

 Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre will be hosting a discussion at this year’s Eisteddfod that will explore the challenges and opportunities of tax devolution for Wales. Richard Wyn Jones & Guto IfanThe event will take place on Friday 5t …

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