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Research project

Social and Political Change in Britain: Gallup Polls 1945-1991

Project overview

The University of Southampton and the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University partnered on the Social and Political Change in Britain (1945-1991) project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. This project has restored hundreds of British public opinion polls conducted between 1945 and 1991 that were previously unavailable in modern data formats.


Lead researcher

Professor Will Jennings

Associate Dean Research & Enterprise

Research interests

  • Public policy
  • Public opinion
  • Polling

Research outputs

Peter Enns,
Jacob Harris,
John P Kenny,
, 2022 , British Journal of Criminology
Type: article
Michael S. Lewis-Beck,
& Christopher Wlezien
, 2020 , International Journal of Forecasting , 36 (3) , 949--962
Type: article
Robert Ford,
, 2020 , Annual Review of Political Science , 23 , 295--314
Type: review
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