Explore our research

Take a look at the projects we have been involved in, the impact they have and our priorities for the future.

Making an impact

At the heart of our University's strategic framework is a simple promise to make an impact: everything we do is driven by delivering excellence and opportunities for our students, staff and region. This promise is embedded in our research, knowledge creation and innovation activity too: it's all focused on making a practical, positive difference to people’s lives regionally, nationally and globally.

You can browse through our research case studies to see how we've already made a difference to health, business, education, the environment, communities, arts and culture, and many other areas of society. You can also check our research news, events and blogs for information about the latest projects we're working on.

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Explore our research specialisms

We have 16 different research centres and groups, focused on fields such as Data Science, Human Sciences, and Sustainable Engineering. Learn more about their expertise and activities.

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Research case studies

From helping people live with chronic pain, to using environmental DNA research to trace endangered or invasive species. Learn about some of the research projects we've worked on and what the outcomes have been.

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What's new?

Stay up to date with everything innovation and research: the latest news stories, events and articles from the blog.

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