We have a vibrant research environment with over 330 doctoral students and support those in the early stages of their career via our early-career researcher forum.

A significant contribution

Our research is wide-ranging and internationally recognised and our research teams are working on projects that are making a significant contribution to national and international policy agendas. Research includes:

  • Helping businesses become more efficient and sustainable
  • Improving the lives of young people
  • Predicting and reducing climate change
  • Helping to conserve our local heritage and environment
  • Developing new technologies such as artificial intelligence
  • Supporting the transformation of health and social care services