The Constitution Unit conducts timely, rigorous, independent research into constitutional change and the reform of political institutions. Their research has significant real-world impact, informing policy-makers engaged in such changes – both in the United Kingdom and around the world.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/constitution-unit/

Address:
The Constitution Unit, Department of Political Science, University College London, 29-31 Tavistock Square London WC1H 9QU

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
UK,Europe
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1995
Age (years)
The Constitution Unit
 29
United Kingdom average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Professor Robert Hazell
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Meg Russell (Professor)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Meg Russell (Professor)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Meg Russell (Professor)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
The Constitution Unit
 11
United Kingdom average
 41
Global average
 66
2021
The Constitution Unit
 13
2020
The Constitution Unit
 11
% Female staff
2023
The Constitution Unit
 36%
United Kingdom average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
The Constitution Unit
 31%
2020
The Constitution Unit
 36%
% Female researchers
2021
The Constitution Unit
 31%
United Kingdom average
 20%
Global average
 16%
2020
The Constitution Unit
 36%
2019
The Constitution Unit
 62%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
The Constitution Unit
 6
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 35
2019
The Constitution Unit
 10
2015
The Constitution Unit
 17

Social

Likes (2023)
The Constitution Unit
 1,032
United Kingdom average
 44,635
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
The Constitution Unit
 1,003
Likes (2021)
The Constitution Unit
 961
Twitter
Followers (2024)
The Constitution Unit
 19,246
United Kingdom average
 29,196
Global average
 18,126
Followers (2022)
The Constitution Unit
 18,313
Followers (2021)
The Constitution Unit
 17,075
Subscribers (2023)
The Constitution Unit
 842
United Kingdom average
 12,254
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
The Constitution Unit
 494
Subscribers (2021)
The Constitution Unit
 230
Subscribers (2019)
The Constitution Unit
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
The Constitution Unit
Followers (2022)
The Constitution Unit
 414
United Kingdom average
 11,179
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
The Constitution Unit
 124

Data notes

Last updated: 21/01/2022
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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