policy and governance

Political Work

How does politics happen? When we do politics, what are we doing? This research theme focuses on these important questions.

aog working papers

Public Service Reform

Research in this theme, conducted in collaboration with policymakers and civil servants, focuses on the integration and improvement of public services.

the Edinburgh conversations

Participatory and Deliberative Democracy

Research investigating and participating in new forms of public engagement, democratic innovation and governance arrangements.

aog impact briefings

What Works Scotland

A new partnership initiative aimed to improve public services in Scotland

research themes

Research Links

The Academy brings together the most innovative research from across the University to help tackle some of the most pressing public policy challenges facing governments today.

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