The Centre for Governance and Public Policy is Griffith’s premier research centre devoted to enhancing knowledge of governance and public policy in Australia and globally. It hosts one of the greatest concentrations of research-only scholars in the political science discipline in Australia. The Centre is a key part of the political science and public policy community at Griffith University, which was rated ‘5’ (outstanding performance well above world standards) in the 2012 and the 2015 Excellence in Research Australia review. Griffith University is third in the country in terms of Australian Research Council Discovery grants won in political science since 2000, and since 2003 is second in the number of A* journal articles, and first in A* International Relations articles.
Our Research Programs are: