Research Centres

The Department has a strong, distinctive and exciting research culture. There are various Research Centres involving researchers from PPR.

Richardson Institute

The Richardson Institute is committed to undertaking contemporary research as well as outreach activities with the aim of contributing to the University's excellence as a leading research and knowledge transfer institution in Britain.

Richardson Institute

Cultural Political Economy Research Centre (CPERC)

CPERC promotes Cultural Political Economy as a trans- and post-disciplinary research paradigm and as a capacity-building resource for the wider academic community within and beyond Lancaster


Lancaster Centre for Bioethics and Medical Law

The Centre brings together the work of internationally leading researchers from Law and Philosophy. It also provides a home for the LLM/MA in Bioethics and Medical Law and a focal point for doctoral students in medical ethics and law

Bioethics and Medical Law