Introduction Introduction

Our research contributes to debates on some of the most pressing issues of the contemporary world. We investigate three main areas:

•    Critical Global Politics
•    Cultural Politics, Communications and Media
•    Policy, Institutions and Theory

To get a sense of the research questions addressed by staff, see our downloadable brochure, 'What could you uncover?'

Research Partners

Our scholars work with colleagues from other disciplines in the Centre for Competition Policy, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change, the UEA 3S Group (Science, Society and Sustainability), the Migration Research Network, policy@uea, and with national and international partners in collaborative projects, such as CREATe, Negotiating Brexit, and EMU Choices.

Research Highlights

Staff have been awarded grants by many of the main national and international funding bodies.
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Research Impact

We also work to ensure that our research reaches beyond the academy and has an impact on society, policy, and the economy.
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Contact Contact

For queries relating to research in politics and international relations, contact our Research Director, Professor Lee Jarvis (

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For general queries, please contact:

The School Office
Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park
Norwich, UK

Tel: +44(0)1603 597601