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our research areas of expertise

Explore the research work we're doing in our areas of research expertise

Our research aims to make a difference to the world

Collaborative, multi-disciplinary and always relevant, our work seeks answers to big questions shaping the future of the planet and society.

We're already making an impact with several recent major breakthroughs – from the discovery of a new mutant enzyme that could help defeat plastic pollution, to pioneering work exploring the mysteries of the earliest moments of the Universe.

Browse our areas of expertise below and learn more about our research, our publication highlights and our research projects.


Accounting

Architecture, Interiors and Urbanism

Area Studies

Art and Design: History, Theory and Practice

Biological Sciences

Business and Management

Civil Engineering

Computing 

Cosmology and Astrophysics

Criminology

Dental and Oral Health

Development studies

Digital and Creative Technologies

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Economics

Education

Energy and Electronic Engineering

English Literature

Film and Media

Finance

Health and Care Professions

Health Informatics

History

Journalism, Communication and Creative Writing

Law

Linguistics

Marketing

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Operational Research and Logistics

Organisational Studies and Human Resources

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences

Physical and Human Geography

Physics

Politics and International Relations

Psychology

Sociology 

Sports and Exercise Sciences

Performance, Theatre and Music

Women's Studies and Gender Studies 

Research themes, centres and features

Find out more about research at the University of Portsmouth.

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