Roger Scully

Roger Scully

Professor of Political Science in the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University. Jazz fan and horse-racing follower. Dog-walker.


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A few things you might be interested in

Posted on May 26, 2016 by Roger Scully

Just a fairly brief up-date on a few matters. First of all, the Wales Governance Centre organised a post-election seminar at the Wales Millennium Centre on Tuesday. I gave a presentation, which both looked at the election results in detail and also presented the very first results from the post-election voter survey conducted by the Read moreabout A few things you might be interested in


All That is Solid…Sometimes Stays Solid

Posted on May 22, 2016 by Roger Scully

A few months prior to the Assembly election I published a piece which looked at the performance of YouGov polls in Wales in comparison to election results. As I observed, during the years since YouGov started polling regularly in Wales, we have had several opportunities to compare their final pre-election vote intention figures with the Read moreabout All That is Solid…Sometimes Stays Solid




An Election Podcast

Posted on May 12, 2016 by Roger Scully

Yesterday morning I recorded a podcast, discussing the election outcome and its aftermath, with my good friend and colleague Prof Richard Wyn Jones. You can hear it HERE.  


What’s devolution got to do with it? Youth (dis)engagement in the run-up to the EU referendum

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Roger Scully

Today’s blog post is a guest article by my colleagues Sioned Pearce and Stuart Fox. They are running a project on young people and the EU referendum in the run-up to 23rdJune. With the dust settling on the devolved election results last week and showing a 3% increase in turnout in Wales, they explore the links Read moreabout What’s devolution got to do with it? Youth (dis)engagement in the run-up to the EU referendum


Latest Westminster and EU Referendum Evidence

Posted on May 10, 2016 by Roger Scully

Amidst all the excitement of last week’s National Assembly election, and the on-the-day poll that we conducted with YouGov, some things got missed out from last week’s final pre-election Welsh Political Barometer poll. We once again asked people our standard questions about how they would vote in a UK general election, and about their voting Read moreabout Latest Westminster and EU Referendum Evidence



Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, the views contained within this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Cardiff University.