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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 in Westminster lectures now online

21 April 2015

The full set of Wales in Westminster lectures, facilitated by the Wales Governance Centre is now available online. Ahead of one of the most unpredictable elections in many decades, the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University hosted a series of pu …

New Welsh Political Barometer Published

30 March 2015

The latest Welsh Political Barometer poll shows an increase in Labour support in Wales. The poll, a collaboration between the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University, ITV Wales and YouGov is the first Welsh poll of the 2015 General Election campa …

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 …

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