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Research centres

Our research centres focus on specific areas of interest and promote collaboration both within and outside our Department. If you are interested in undertaking postgraduate research linked to one of our Centres, please feel free to contact prospective supervisors directly.

Essex Centre for the Study of Integrity

The Essex Centre for the Study of Integrity researches dishonesty in public and private life in Britain with the aim of understanding its nature and causes and how the public perceive it.

Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence

The Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence brings together colleagues from across our University to promote research into European issues.

Michael Nicholson Centre for Conflict and Cooperation

The Michael Nicholson Centre for Conflict and Cooperation is dedicated to the systematic and quantitative study of conflict and conflict resolution.

Centre for Theory, Policy and Society

The Centre for Theory, Policy and Society is open to all staff and research students pursuing theoretical research in an interdisciplinary context.

Centre on the Politics of Representation in Crisis

The Centre on the Politics of Representation in Crisis links representation and crisis across the developed and developing world.