Which proposals generated by citizens are recognized by public authorities and become policies and which ones are abandoned? What factors explain the fate of proposals?
When faced with constitutional ambiguities, how best to make decisions? To test the feasibility of a citizen-led constitutional convention in the UK, the Democracy Matters project team organized two pilot citizens’ assemblies.
The International Eco-Cities Initiative is a multi-national research network co-ordinated by scholars at the University of Westminster.
This project aims to understand the role of community groups in shaping energy practices.
Narratives of insecurity, democratisation and the justification of (mass) violence.
This project will address the scarcity of research at the country level on the impact of parliamentary oversight when it comes to curbing corruption.
Participedia is an open global knowledge community for researchers and practitioners in democratic innovation and public engagement.
The Public Value Project sought alternative accounts of value to underpin public service reform and ran from 2006-2009.
The Rendition Project is at the forefront of efforts to investigate the use of rendition, secret detention and torture by the CIA and its allies in the "war on terror".
How can news media comments platforms be designed to reduce dysfunctional behaviours and promote more reasonable and humble dialogue?
Research in the Centre for the Study of Democracy.
Opportunities for doctoral study.