Helping tomorrow take shape
Globally responsible, 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.
Download our Research and Innovation Strategy to find out how we're delivering globally significant research excellence, and explore our research below.
Explore our research
Working with industry and academic partners, and across our 5 faculties, our researchers are leading their fields and creating impact.
Research centres and groups
From enzyme innovation to observing the cosmos, discover where our research takes place.
Our research aims to make a difference by confronting the major issues and challenges facing the planet and society.
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.