Think tank

International Boundaries Research Unit

IBRU

Durham, United Kingdom

IBRU, affiliated with the University of Durham, works to enhance the resources available for the peaceful resolution of problems associated with international boundaries on land and at sea, including their delimitation, demarcation, and management. IBRU is recognized as an international resource of information and expertise on boundary and territorial issues throughout the world. IBRU has a publication program and organizes conferences and training workshops on boundary and territorial issues. The unit offers a number of consultancy services and has undertaken research for a wide variety of clients, including governments, international organizations, oil and shipping companies, international law firms, NGOs, and academic institutions.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/ibru-borders-research/

Address:
Department of Geography, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1989
Age (years)
International Boundaries Research Unit
 32
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Jim Dening and Gerald Blake
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Philip E. Steinberg, Director
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Professor Philip E. Steinberg, Director
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Professor Philip E Steinberg
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
International Boundaries Research Unit
 7
United Kingdom average
 54
Global average
 121
2016
International Boundaries Research Unit
 3
% Female staff
2019
International Boundaries Research Unit
 57%
United Kingdom average
 46%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
International Boundaries Research Unit
 43%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2021)
International Boundaries Research Unit
 825
United Kingdom average
 43,305
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
International Boundaries Research Unit
 794
Likes (2016)
International Boundaries Research Unit
 633
Twitter
Followers (2021)
International Boundaries Research Unit
 713
United Kingdom average
 34,862
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
International Boundaries Research Unit
 549
Followers (2017)
International Boundaries Research Unit
 398

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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