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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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Professor Laura McAllister CBE to join Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre

15 July 2016

Cardiff University is delighted to announce that Professor Laura McAllister is to join the Wales Governance Centre from October 2016. Currently Professor of Governance at the University of Liverpool, Laura McAllister is an expert on devolution. Laura h …

New Welsh Political Barometer Poll

05 July 2016

The latest Welsh Political Barometer Poll, carried out in conjunction ITV-Cymru Wales, has been published. In addition to some striking findings on party support following the referendum and UK and Wales party leader ratings, there are interesting resu …

Publication of new research briefs on Wales and the European Union

21 June 2016

In the run up to the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union on 23 June 2016, the Wales and the EU hub at the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University is publishing a number of papers to inform the debate in Wales on the implicatio …

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