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Our departments

African Leadership Centre

Championing research on peace, leadership, development and security, both in Africa and globally – and empowering the voice of African youth.

Brazil Institute

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


Addressing global challenges and pressing environmental, urban and social issues through research, teaching and policy development.

Global Health & Social Medicine

Exploring the complex social determinants of health, illness and ageing through unique and interdisciplinary research, teaching and policy development.

India Institute

Delivering research and teaching on contemporary India, including its intellectual development, challenges and economic growth.

International Development

Analysing development challenges and emerging economies – through innovative, contemporary and interdisciplinary research and teaching.

Lau China Institute

Leading research and innovative study on contemporary China, including its economy, society, business and politics. 

Menzies Australia Institute

Investigating and teaching on Australia, with a focus on Indigenous Knowledge and public policy – while also driving collaborative research with Australian institutions.

Our research

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.

School leadership

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