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International Relations, Politics and History achieves success in Research Excellence Framework 2021
International Relations, Politics and History have achieved excellent results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 with 100% of our Politics and International Studies research impact assessed ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’
Vladimir Putin: risk-taker who is gambling his country’s future
In the early 1990s, when he was deputy mayor of St Petersburg, Vladimir Putin was known to a member of the city’s legislature, Viktor Talanov. A psychologist by profession, Talanov prepared a study of Putin in which he concluded that one of his subject’s fundamental psychological characteristics was a very high tolerance of risk.
Dr Paul Maddrell discusses Russian siege of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol
Only Monday 21 March Dr Paul Maddrell, Lecturer in International History and International Relations at Loughborough University, appeared on TRT World's "The Newsmakers" programme to discuss the Russian siege of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol.