University Of Edinburgh Brexit

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University Of Edinburgh Brexit

Public events, analysis and research from the University examining what is next for Europe.

Research and analysis

The Scottish Centre on European Relations features a comment piece Brexit and Indyref2 from Charlie Jeffery, Professor of Politics, University of Edinburgh. (22 March 2017)

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee is holding an inquiry into the risks and opportunities for science and research following the Brexit vote. Following their call for evidence, the University made the following written submission to the Committee. (26 August 2016)

The Conversation features academic debate on big business from Kenneth Amaeshi, Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business at the University of Edinburgh. (5 July 2016)

The Conversation features academic debate on world trade from Kristen Hopewell, Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy at the University of Edinburgh. (29 June 2016)


Centre on Constitutional Change – researching the UK’s changing constitutional relationships.

European Futures – an academic blog on Europe and European affairs from the University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Europa Institute.

Research Support Office blog (EASE login required) – opinions from: Catherine Burns, advisor on research funding opportunities for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science; Angela Noble, expert advisor on EU funding policy and strategy; and Alan Kennedy, expert advisor for EU applications and opportunities.

Scottish Centre on European Relations – a new independent and unaligned EU think tank based in Edinburgh. The Advisory Board includes the following University of Edinburgh staff: Christina Boswell, Professor of Politics; Dr Tobias Lock Senior Lecturer and co-director Europa Institute; and Professor Drew Scott co-director Europa Institute.

Public events

The Europa Institute and the Scottish Centre on European Relations will host Elmar Brok MEP, European People’s Party Brexit Coordinator, at a public event on The Future of the European Union on Monday 22 May 2017.