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Our political scientists make sense of real world events.

From asking questions such as why did Britain vote to leave the EU? Why do people choose to go back to disaster prone cities? And, why would Angela Merkel actually be better off forming a minority government? You can keep up-to-date with our latest developments and current activities by our staff and students.

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National recognition for efforts to keep Essex Safe
26 Nov 2019
Tributes for Professor Vicky Randall
25 Nov 2019
Essex continues to be ranked in global elite for social sciences
06 Nov 2019