Not just an

Not just a

A network of knowledge




for International Research

Public Lectures
Student Research Spotlight

Dive deep.

Discover the world through research.

We work with top Oxbridge faculty to bring research to the brightest young minds of today.


The CCIR Academy offers two unique programmes to empower the next generation of researchers.

the Academy

Our students don't just consume knowledge. They create it.

At CCIR, we are incredibly proud of the work our students do. The aim of the Student Spotlight series is to showcase the amazing work that our students do at our programmes. In this episode, Audrey talks about her work on the history of Brexit under the mentorship of Dr. Devlin (Cambridge); she shares about her work, and her experience conducting high-level independent research at CCIR.

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Make an impact.
Connecting researchers with the public.

The CCIR Think Tank operates a range of non-profit initiatives that aim to empower researchers as public intellectuals.


We fund and support early-career researches to do public intellectual work.


Explore the cutting edge of academic research with CCIR.

Re:think Essay Competition

Inviting students to reflect on the most important issues of today.

Public Lecture Initiative

Bringing leading scholars to high schools around the world.

the Think Tank

Our fellows are early-career researchers who aspire to be public intellectuals.

Ronja Griep is a Gates Scholar and a current Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge working in feminist political philosophy.  For her CCIR fellowship, she will be leading an interview series on 21st Century Body Politics, where she will discuss the politics of bodily beauty and wellness with leading academics in philosophy, the social sciences, and beyond. 
Latest news

The RE:THINK Essay Competition

The 2021 Re:think Essay Competition invited high school students around the world to document, investigate, and to reflect upon the COVID-19 pandemic. In this culminating conference, our winning essayists are joined by our three distinguished Cambridge faculty judges—Dr. Tom McClelland (Cambridge, Philosophy), Dr. Hande Güzel (Cambridge, Sociology), and Dr. Daniele Casesse (Cambridge, Economics). Watch the award-winning presentations here.

Jul 30, 2021

The CCIR x YIP Social Media Politics Policython

Over the course of two days, students explored the question of how social media can be transformed into a positive force in global politics, engaging in discussion with academics, social media influencers. Watch the keynote lectures here.

Aug 6, 2021
about CCIR

About CCIR

The Cambridge Centre for International Research  was founded by a group of Cambridge graduates committed to making academic research more accessible to the public. Working with leading researchers and early-career academics, we seek to expand the reach and impact of ideas that matter.