Future and emerging technologies
Led by Professor Adrian Hopgood, Professor of Intelligent Systems, our Future and Emerging Technologies research is helping make the world a better place.
We're making significant breakthroughs and developing new technologies. We're finding sustainable, cost-effective ways to transform our knowledge into action.
Explore our features for a snapshot of our recent research work in the areas of sustainability and the environment.
Explore our other research themes
Safe, democratic and sustainable societies rely on the people in them being active, informed and engaged – and our work in this theme deals with issues of equality, citizenship and engagement around the world.
We're seeking to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments – by developing and testing new technologies in real settings, and working to understand the mechanisms underlying health and disease.
The modern world presents countless security challenges – from the physical and electronic security of individuals, organisations and societies, to food safety and security, and military drone use. Discover how our work in this theme is helping to tackle these threats.