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Partnerships

We are committed to the development of strategic partnerships with businesses, industry and the not-for-profit sector that will enhance impactful research and high quality funded research. We are also open to strategic collaborations with high quality academic establishments that will enhance opportunities for large-scale funded projects, DTCs and staff exchanges.

Consultancies and Advice

Justin Fisher
  • Review of Party Finance Legislation in Georgia, Project Commissioned by the Council of Europe, March – June 2013
  • Invited advice to the Japanese Ministry of the Interior and Diet on party funding regulation, November 2012
  • Witness to the Scottish Affairs Select Committee hearing on the referendum on separation for Scotland, July 2012
  • Advisor the Committee on Standards in Public Life in its response to the government’s proposals on a statutory register of lobbyists, February 2012
  • Witness to the Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee hearing on the government’s proposals on a statutory register of lobbyists, February 2012
  • Advisor the Committee on Standards in Public Life’s inquiry into Party Political Funding, (2010-11)
  • Witness to the Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee hearing on the government’s proposals for voting and parliamentary reform, July 2010
  • Witness to the Committee on Standards in Public Life’s hearing on Party Political Funding, July 2010
  • Director of Project. Attitudes of Agents on the Administration of the 2010 General Election. Report completed on behalf of the Electoral Commission (2010)
  • Witness to the Speaker’s Conference on Parliamentary Representation, July 2009
  • Member of the Public Affairs Council Working Party (2009)
  • Witness to the Political Parties and Election Bill Committee, November, 2008
  • Scientific Expert, 3rd Evaluation Round of the Council of Europe Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) on the transparency of party funding (2008-2011)
  • Senior Policy Advisor to the Electoral Commission (2008)
  • Specialist Advisor to the Public Administration Select Committee for its inquiry into Lobbying (2007-8)
Varun Uberoi
  • Requested attendance at the Labour Party One Nation Policy Review Meetings (June 2012)
  • Requested presentation and advice to Directors and Director Generals in the Canadian Department for Citizenship and Immigration Canada on whether multiculturalism in Europe is in retreat (May 2011)
  • V.Uberoi, N.Meer, T.Modood, ‘Should the number of ethnic minority MPs be increased’, House of Commons Speaker’s Conference (July 2009)
 Katja Sarmiento-Mirwaldt
  • Member of a panel of experts to advise the Polish Ministry of Regional Development on its territorial cooperation programmes for the 2014-2020 funding period (October 2012)