18 May 2015: The Conflict & Change group contributes to the scientific understanding of political violence
SPP has a strong group of researchers studying the causes, dynamics, and consequences of political conflicts. For learning more about this research, check out our new Conflict & Change research cluster website! More...
14 May 2015: Global Governance Institute – Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships Call for Expressions of Interest
Situated within the Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy, the Global Governance Institute (GGI) invites expressions of interest from potential postdoctoral researchers to apply jointly with a supervisor from the GGI to the European Commission’s MSCA Individual Fellowship scheme. Selected candidates will be hosted at GGI. More...
17 April 2015: Another hung Parliament: what next?
In this short video Professor Robert Hazell explains how the new government will be formed if no single party gains an overall majority in the UK general election in May. More...
27 February 2015: Don’t let the Paris murderers win
Imagine that, on 7 January, two British Jihadists had attacked the headquarters of the French far right newspaper Minute. One can easily guess the response in France: utter shock at the brutal assassination of journalists, condemnation of international jihadism, and determination to ignore the provocation. The only way not to give the terrorists an easy victory, we would have been urged, is to stay calm, and keep going (to coin a phrase). This, roughly, would also have been an appropriate response to the actual events of 7 January. Unfortunately, the fact that the attack was perpetrated against a satirical, left-leaning, anti-religious newspaper by jihadists of French nationality scrambled all our ethico-political compasses. Our reaction has made us more, rather than less, exposed to the Islamist threat. More...
12 February 2015: MPA in Public Administration and Management Fee Waiver Award
The School of Public Policy is pleased to announce a fee waiver award for candidates applying to study full-time on the MPA in Public Administration and Management in 2015/16. More...
18 December 2014: Outstanding REF Results
11 December 2014: Video: Dominic Grieve QC MP on European Convention on Human Rights
7 November 2014: EMPA student Jayson Browder selected as Carnegie New Leader
23 September 2014: Meg Russell on Constitutional Consequences of Scottish Referendum
23 September 2014: New Fulbright Scholarship for the executive MPA Programme with NYU Wagner
11 August 2014: Dr Meg Russell on BBC Westminster Hour discussing the unsustainable House of Lords appointments
29 May 2014: The Bellamy Discourse: President of Ireland Attends RIA Ethics Discourse at University of Limerick
29 May 2014: Foreign fighters don’t always help
27 May 2014: The Eighth European Parliament: More politicization
15 April 2014: Summer School for Prospective Students June 2014
9 April 2014: Department of Political Science surpasses 200 videos
9 April 2014: Is China Becoming a New Global Hegemon?
4 April 2014: Sir Roderic Lyne talks about the Ukraine Crisis
24 February 2014: Videos of SPP Policy and Practice Seminar Series
17 February 2014: Meg Russell's new book on the House of Lords has been shortlisted for Practical Politics Book of the Year
14 February 2014: Video - Nicola Sturgeon: 'Scotland's Future: the case for an independent Scotland'
13 February 2014: The SNP response on keeping the pound - Press Release
11 February 2014: Video: Making Capitalism Fit for Society
6 February 2014: Steven Rathgeb Smith's (Executive Director of the American Political Science Association) visit at UCL SPP
12 December 2013: Video: Björn Kjellström, Head of UK Office, European Parliament