Our global research
Responsible research and innovation, committed to identifying and solving problems, enriching people's lives and creating lasting impact
We want to help shape the future and know it takes more than words to make a difference. That's exactly what our research aims to do. We're making a significant difference in the world. 77% of our research impact was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in REF 2021.
Our belief in knowledge-sharing makes our research exceptional and relevant. Our approach is always collaborative. We work with local and global partners in education and industry. Our media ready experts also regularly contribute their knowledge and expertise to print, broadcast and digital media coverage of the issues their research addresses.
View our Research and Innovation Strategy to find out how we're delivering globally significant research excellence, and explore our research below.
Explore our research
Research groups and centres
Discover our research groups, centres, institutes, clusters, networks and labs, exploring pressing global issues and ground-breaking research.
Our research themes aim to make a difference by confronting the major issues and challenges facing the planet and society.
Working with industry and academic partners, and across our 5 faculties, our researchers are leading their fields and creating impact.
Areas of expertise
Discover our unique, collaborative and multi-disciplinary areas of expertise.
Our research portal
Discover the latest insights into our leading five research and innovation themes. Choose one below to explore blogs from researchers, academics, and experts.