Our research is helping answer pressing questions facing society and the planet.
Working with industry and academic partners, and across our 5 faculties, our researchers are leading their fields and creating impact.
Whether we're developing better methods to prevent drowning at sea, discovering an enzyme to tackle plastic pollution, studying the origins of the planet and the Universe, or exploring new ways to care for vulnerable people, our research is making the world a better place.
Explore our Areas of Expertise
Discover our research areas below.
Business and Management
Cosmology and Astrophysics
We're researching how people, businesses, societies and nations manage and allocate scarce resources such as land, labour or capital. Explore our economics research.
Earth and Environmental Sciences
We're researching our planet and the evolution of life, from the very beginning to the present day, to better understand the future. Explore our earth & environmental sciences research.
Digital and Creative Technologies research
We're fuelling technological advances in animation, visual effects (VFX), cross reality (XR), user experience (UX), computer and video games, and visual computing. Discover the work we do.
We're studying the patterns of relationships, social interaction, cultures and communities, and how people live their lives. Explore our sociology research.
Operational Research and Logistics
Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences
Politics and International Relations
Sport and Exercise Science
Discover more research areas
Explore the work we're doing in other research areas across the University.