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Democracy, Citizens and Elections Research Network (DCERN)

About DCERN

The Democracy, Citizens and Elections Research Network (DCERN) is a multi-disciplinary network that unites social scientists at Manchester and beyond, active in the study of democracy, citizen politics and elections.

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What we do

DCERN conducts and sponsors research and seminars on a wide range of topics relating to democracy, elections and citizen political participation. To find out more please visit our research page.

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Who we are

DCERN members are part of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester and meet regularly at seminars and workshops to discuss their work. We are open to participation by those with related interests. To find out more please visit our contact page.

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Research opportunities at Manchester

For information on opportunities for visiting the School of Social Sciences please visit the Faculty of Humanities Research information page.