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.