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Research Centres & Groups


Africa Research Group

The Africa Research Group provides a hub for Africa-focused research within the War Studies Department and across the College.

Asian Security & Warfare Research Group

The Asian Security & Warfare Research Group (ASWRG) is the prime forum of intellectual exchange and debate for scholars, practitioners, and researchers interested in one of the most dynamic regions of the world.

Centre for Defence Studies

CDS is a world-leading centre for defence and security research, thought-leadership, consultancy and executive development.

Centre for Grand Strategy

The Centre for Grand Strategy at King's College London seeks to bring a greater degree of historical and strategic expertise to statecraft, diplomacy and foreign policy.

Conflict & Health Research Group

Academic cross disciplinary initiative to study the intersection of global health, security, and political governance in conflict-affected fragile states and regions.

KCL Cybersecurity Centre Academic Centre of Excellence

KCL Cybersecurity Centre is an EPSRC-NCSC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR). It provides expertise on most areas of cyber security, it has a critical mass of researchers working on three main research themes and their interrelationship.

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