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Law, Ethics and Society (CLES)
RC-SPIRE has a lively research-oriented culture with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration. RC-SPIRE is the organisation that supports research carried out by members of the School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy
David Bruce Centre
The Centre is an internationally recognized centre for the study of the United States. It is funded by a substantial endowment which provides financial assistance to active researchers, supports seminars, conferences, colloquia, occasional lectures and small exhibits, and encourages postgraduate study by means of scholarships and research grants.
Centre for Social Gerontology
The Centre's work on the social analysis of ageing reflects the importance of diversity through all phases of the life course. Adopting interdisciplinary perspectives, our research focuses on areas such as family and kinship, women and ageing, social inclusion and exclusion, inter-generational relationships, and the social policy of later life.
Community Animation and Social Innovation Centre (CASIC)
The Centre for Community Animation and Social Innovation is rooted in Keele University’s tradition of multi and trans-disciplinary research and its commitment to community engagement as reflected in the Strategic Plan. The Centre builds on existing relations with the award-winning New Vic Theatre, with which Keele developed a specific methodology of knowledge co-creation and of community engagement, entitled ‘Cultural Animation’.