Organization profile

Organisation profile

Politics, Languages & International Studies (PoLIS) is one of the largest departments in the University.

Our students are ambitious and highly committed leaders of the future who are preparing for careers in international politics, business and communication.

Many staff are leading scholars in their field and are involved in a wide range of research activities, including collaborative projects at both national and international levels.

Our research is categorised around three core clusters:

The quality of our work has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) as over two thirds of our publications and 100% of our departmental impact submission was judged to be outstanding (4*) or very considerable (3*).

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

EU Social Sciences
Great Britain Social Sciences
politics Social Sciences
party Social Sciences
election Social Sciences
terrorism Social Sciences
power Social Sciences
International Social Sciences

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Matthew Alford

Person: Honorary / Visiting Staff


Projects 2006 2021

Research Output 1973 2018

Become a politician: normal people need not apply

Allen, P. 17 Jan 2018 The Times 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Everyday Patriotism and Ethnicity in Today’s Russia

Goode, J. 31 Jan 2018 Russia Before and After Crimea: Nationalism and Identity, 2010–2017. Blakkisrud, H. & Kolsto, P. (eds.). Edinburgh, U. K.: Edinburgh University Press, p. 258-281

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

measurement method

Politique de la reproduction

Engeli, I. 2018 Dictionnaire de politique sociale suisse .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Survey of election agents for study of constituency campaigning at the 2015 British general election

Fisher, J. (Creator), Cutts, D. (Creator), Fieldhouse, E. (Creator), UK Data Archive, 7 Dec 2016