Members of the Centre collaborate with partners in the UK, the rest of Europe and North America, and are involved in global networks. Activities are pursued through funded research, publications, conferences and seminars, with public engagement being a priority.
Current core activities include:
The Centre has recently become part of the Bristol Institute of Public Affairs (BIPA) within the University of Bristol. BIPA provides a focus for high quality research across the Faculty of Social Sciences at Law in the field of public affairs. The aim of the institute is to establish the University of Bristol as the premier location for national and trans-national research on public affairs, innovative social science quantitative and qualitative methodologies and public organisations in the United Kingdom.
Currently co-located within the Institute buildings are: