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Our departments

African Leadership Centre

A global community of scholars, in London and Nairobi, whose research on peace, leadership & security informs and influences policy change in Africa and globally.

Brazil Institute

Coordinating and developing research & study on Brazil and linking with Brazilian organisations in education, culture, creative sector, business & government.


Research & teaching on global grand challenges and pressing environmental, urban and social issues, informing policy development at global, national & local scales.

Global Health & Social Medicine

Unique and interdisciplinary, bringing together social scientists, biomedical researchers & clinicians to explore complex social determinants of health, illness & ageing.

India Institute

A centre for global engagement with contemporary India, its intellectual development, its challenges and economic growth.

International Development

Innovative, contemporary & interdisciplinary in approach, exploring the sources of success in emerging economies and the development challenges they face.

Lau China Institute

A multi-disciplinary centre for the study of contemporary China, leading research and innovative study on its economy, society, business and politics. 

Menzies Australia Institute

The Menzies Australia Institute aims to be the global leader for research and teaching about Australia, as well as a focal point connecting Australian and British expertise & communities. 

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Australia studies

Australia studies

Research on Australia, including UK relations and indigenous knowledges.

China studies

China studies

Research on contemporary China in the UK and worldwide.



Research on urban studies, geocomputation, environment & development, hazards & risk, environment…

India studies

India studies

Research on contemporary India in the UK and worldwide.

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