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Digital and Creative Technologies research

Explore research across our areas of expertise, including digital user experience, animation and CGI, and computer games design and technology  

Our Digital and Creative Technology research is fuelling technological advances in animation, visual effects (VFX), cross reality (XR), User Experience (UX), computer and video games, and visual computing.

We conduct globally recognised research using the latest equipment and techniques in our studios and labs. We've produced award-winning CGI films, created ultra-realistic and immersive entertainment using virtual and augmented reality, developed ways to use digital technology to protect heritage sites, and we're improving how the progression of Parkinson's disease and facial palsy is monitored.

Interested in a PhD in Digital & Creative Technologies?

Browse our postgraduate research degrees – including PhDs and MPhils – and find a supervisor at our Digital & Creative Technologies postgraduate research degrees page.

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Our Digital and Creative Technologies areas of expertise

Find out more about the facilities and research methods that shape our research in the areas of expertise below – learn more about our recent projects, the academic and industrial partners with whom we collaborate, and the major funders who fund our work.