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The School of Politics and International Relations invites expressions of interest for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) Individual Fellowship scheme. The MSCA Fellowships scheme, part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, offers the opportunity to fund post-doctoral researchers from either within Europe or outside of Europe to move to the UK to work with […]

Researchers from the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research have joined colleagues at nine other UK universities to form a new network, the Political Economy UK Group (POLECONUK). The network has over 70 members drawn from Bath, Bristol, Essex, Kings, Lancaster, Nottingham, the London School of Economics, Queen Mary’s, and Warwick. The Political […]

We are pleased to announce that the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP) 2017 conference will be held at the University of Nottingham, UK on June 19-20, 2017. NICEP promotes interdisciplinary research at the cross roads between Economics and Politics in four main areas: representation, political behaviour, political economy and public policy, […]

The Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research is pleased to report that three of its members (Anja Neundorf, Annemarie Walter and Simon Toubeau) will be co-directing workshops at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, to be hosted by the School of Politics and International Relations at The University of Nottingham from 25-30 of […]

Julia Schulte-Cloos from the European University Institute (Florence) was awarded the Peter Mair Prize for her paper “A Springboard to the Domestic Arena? Second-Order Success, First-Order Gains and the European Electoral Cycle”. Julia was a participant in the 26th ECPR Summer School on Political Parties, which was hosted at The University of Nottingham in September […]

Expressions of interest are invited for the Nottingham Research Fellowships. The Nottingham Research Fellowships scheme targets outstanding early career researchers in most academic disciplines at the University. The Fellowships are open to early career researchers and provide a recognised first step into an independent research career. The deadline for expressions of interest is 4 November […]

The fourth annual Nottingham Postgraduate Conference in Politics and International Relations was held on 10 June 2016 at The University of Nottingham. The PGR conference committee selected 28 interesting papers, which included papers from within the UK, Ireland, and Europe as well as from Asia. We were also pleased to have Professor Emeritus Chris Brown […]

The School of Politics and International Relations invites expressions of interest for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) Individual Fellowship scheme. The MSCA Fellowships scheme, run by the European Union, offers the opportunity to fund post-doctoral researchers from either within Europe or outside of Europe to move to the UK to work with a supervisor for […]

The Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research is pleased to announce our Working Paper Series is now online. The aim of the NICEP Working Paper Series is to serve as a platform to present the work in progress of NICEP members and associates/speakers and to encourage debate and discussion on our research. All […]

In September 2015, the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP) offered funding for Simon Toubeau to chair a panel on ‘Policy Convergence and Divergence in Multi-Level States’ during a conference entitled ‘Rethinking Territoriality: Between Independence and Interdependence’, co-organised by the IPSA section on Comparative Federalism and Multi-Level Governance and the Centre for […]

We are pleased to announce that the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP) inaugural conference will be held at The University of Nottingham, UK on 20-21 June 2016. NICEP promotes interdisciplinary research at the cross roads between Economics and Politics in four main areas: representation, political behavior, political economy and public policy, […]

Anja Neundorf has been successful in a research funding bid to the ESRC, as Primary Investigator with an international team of researchers looking at ‘The legacy of authoritarian regimes on democratic citizenship’. The project will study the legacy impacts of previous authoritarian regimes on its citizens’ political attitudes today, and is funded with £196,515 by […]

NICEP is on Twitter

November 27, 2015 General

NICEP is now tweeting! Follow us under @UoN_NICEP for news, events & research in Politics and Economics.

The Nottingham Centre for Economic and Political Research was officially launched on 8 October 2015. Professor Raymond Duch (University of Oxford) gave the inaugural seminar, presenting research on “Why we cheat: Experimental evidence on tax compliance”. NICEP Co-director Anja Neundorf opened the event that was attended by more than 50 people, including the Pro-Vice Chancellor […]

The School of Economics and the School of Politics and International Relations are delighted to announce that colleagues have been successful in two applications for Discipline Bridging Awards from the University. The Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP), our joint Politics and Economics research centre, has been awarded a £25,000 DBA to run […]

NICEP Internal Workshop

January 15, 2015 General

The centre held an internal workshop on Thursday 15 January 2015, with the goal of fostering research collaborations across the Schools of Economics and Politics and International Relations. The workshop consisted of four panels of presentations on the themes of political representation and parties, political behaviour, political economy, and quality of government and public administration. There followed a discussion on […]