Our research has local, national and global impact. Our collaborative approach creates world-leading research of the highest quality that creates tangible results.
But don't simply take our word for it – explore some of our research features here, and get a snapshot of the broad scope of work we're producing.
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Future and emerging technologies
Building intelligence into systems allows them to make the right decision
New field of astrophysics is answering questions about the origins of the Universe
Understanding people to design better prosthetic hands and arms
Quantum physics is powering the new tech revolution
Computing helps children make sense of the world and helps clinicians save lives
Complementary methods of astronomy help to discover patterns in the Universe
A new way of understanding the Universe
A life-saving solution in the palm of your hand
Amateur sleuths muscle up the science of discovery
Shop til you drop
Health and wellbeing
Security and risk
Fukushima: Lessons in preventing a nuclear disaster
How virtual reality could help cut crime
Independence and violence
Opportunities have been expanding for women across South Asia, and Prof Tamsin Bradley has researched how these changes are affecting the daily lives of South Asian women. Find out more now.
Sustainability and the environment
Taking a closer look at an often misunderstood material
Control systems are integrating renewable energy with the power grid
Showing how a low carbon economy can flourish
Using maths to help tackle climate change
Could a mutant enzyme solve the planet's plastic problem?
A collaboration between the Centre for Enzyme Innovation, and the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has created a new mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic bottles faster.