Our research is supported by major research funding bodies including the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the European Research Council, and the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme. The following research projects are hosted by the centre.

Constitutional Futures

Constitutional Futures

The ‘Constitutional Futures’ project is based in Aberystwyth University and is led by Dr Anwen Elias in the Department of International Politics.

The other members of the team are Professor Matthew Jarvis, from the Department of English & Creative Writing, and renowned poet Eurig Salisbury, from the Department of Welsh & Celtic Studies. Find out more about Constitutional Futures here.

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WISERD/Civil Society

WISERD/Civil Society is an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research programme funded by the ESRC. Researchers in the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society are leading four work packages in the programme on ‘Ageing, Serious Leisure and the Contribution of the Grey Economy’, ‘Education, Language and Identity’, ‘Migrants, Minorities and Engagement in Local Civil Society’, and ‘Redefining Local Civil Society in the Age of Global Connectivity. Find out more here. Find out more about WISERD/Civil Society here.

European Commission - Horizon 2020
Eurpoean Union funding for Research & Innovation


IMAJINE is a major new research project led by researchers at CWPS investigating patterns of territorial inequalities in Europe, how these are reflected in public perceptions, migration flows and in the political mobilisation of regional autonomy movements, and what policy can do to promote ‘spatial justice’. The 5-year project is funded as part of the EU Horizon 2020 Programme and involves collaboration with 15 partners across Europe. Find out more about IMAJINE here.