Local Governance Research Centre areas of expertise
The Local Governance Research Centre brings together an interdisciplinary team of researchers with a wealth of experience of working with practice and end-users to generate novel insights into pressing local issues in the UK and abroad. Our growing international research agenda includes on-going collaborations across Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Our areas of expertise include local government reorganisation, devolution and territorial politics; citizen participation and co-production; collaborative governance; local councillors and political leadership; parish councils; political integrity; gender inequalities; policy and planning in regard to Gypsies and Travellers; public value production; housing; and health policy and practice.
Strategic research priorities
With our commitment to theoretically informed, policy-relevant research on the new municipalism, the Local Governance Research Centre is currently working on five interconnected priority research programmes. These are: Housing and Wellbeing; Collaborative Governance; Systems Leadership; Representation, Equality and Gender; Voice and Accountability.
Should you have any inquiries concerning these research programmes, please do not hesitate to contact:
Professor Steven Griggs, Director of the Local Governance Research Centre
T: +44 (0)116 257 7786
Dr Arianna Giovannini, Deputy Director of the Local Governance Research Centre
T: +44 (0)116 257 7093
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