Acronym UoW
City Coventry
Country United Kingdom
Pericles Link (future location)


Warwick University has around 23,400 full-time students and 1,390 academic and research staff. Total income of £419.1 million in 2010/11, (of which £86.3 million research grants and contracts). Ranked seventh in the UK in 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Warwick regularly ranks in the top ten in all major rankings of British universities. Warwick University Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) contains over 40 research active permanent staff, a dozen post doctoral research fellows, 40 PhD students, and teaches students from over 50 different countries. The department was ranked fifth in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. The four main areas of specialisation are Security and International Relations; Political Theory; International Political Economy; and Public Policy and Comparative Politics. 20 members of staff pursue research on security and international relations and the department has track record of funded research in this area from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council and the European Research Council.

The Interdisciplinary Ethics Research Group (IERG) at the University of Warwick works with academic partners in a range of fields including security ethics, human rights law, computer science, forensic linguistics, and other social sciences.  Our research involves direct participation of stakeholders including police and border guards, technology developers and security policy makers amongst others.

IERG has a particularly strong track record of funded research connected to security ethics, including the EC FP7 projects DETECTERSURVEILLE, HECTOS, and SIIP, and the EC H2020 project Medi@4sec.


Pericles Contact Person

Professor Tom Sorell –

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Dr Katerina Hadjimatheou –

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