Public Services and Governance Research Group

The Public Service and Governance research group brings together scholars from the Faculty of Social Sciences and the University of Stirling providing cutting-edge research on public service change, reform and leadership. The research groups innovates in empirical, methodological and theoretical contributions to the challenges that public service face across the globe. The current research priorities of the group are:

  • Place-making, place-keeping and place-based service delivery;
  • Co-production with service users and communities;
  • Co-production of research with policy customers and communities;
  • Digital citizenship and new methods of engagement;
  • Workforce change and development, and leadership, across all public services

In our teaching we deliver high-quality professional education across all areas of the Faculty, as well as offering practical ways for organisations to benefit from student projects and research. In our research we offer knowledge exchange across sectors, as well as providing leading research of immediate use and benefit to public sector organisations. Read more.

Dr Peter Matthews, Leader, Public Services and Governance Research Group

Twitter @StirlingPSG


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