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New BES Post-Doctoral Positions


The British Election Study is recruiting two new post-doctoral positions: a Research Associate and a Research Fellow. Both contracts run from 1 October 2023 (or as near as possible thereafter) until 31 January 2026. Closing date for applications is midnight on 28 June 2023. Both…

What’s next for British elections?


At a Westminster briefing event held on 20 March in partnership with UK in a Changing Europe (UKiCE), Professors Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green and Dr Jack Bailey from the British Election Study’s (BES) scientific team shared early findings from the most recent BES data (December…

Announcing the BESt article award winners


The British Election Study are delighted to announce that A tale of two peoples: motivated reasoning in the aftermath of the Brexit Vote by Miriam Sorace and Sara Hobolt (published in Political Science Research & Methods) is the winner of the inaugural British Election Study…

Publications using BES data


British Election Study users have recently published some excellent research, using the unique data to provide insight into a tumultuous period in British politics. Reflecting this, we have updated our list of publications using data from the current BES, which you can find here. We…