Information Systems with Management Studies Masters (MSc): Research areas
Current research in this subject
Many of our staff in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing are research active. This ensures they are in touch with the latest thinking and bring best practice to your studies.
Computing research activities are focused around three main research centres:
- Digital Imaging Research Centre – offering expertise in computer vision, medical imaging, visual surveillance, ambient intelligence, machine learning and computer graphics;
- Mobile Information and Network Technologies Research Centre – which conducts leading research in bio-information systems and the application of emerging mobile and network technologies for healthcare systems; and
- Centre for Applied Research in Information Systems – which provides a focus for applied research and consultancy projects in information systems, focusing on learning technology, transport, e-business, healthcare, information systems policies, and defence applications.
Research in Kingston Business School also feeds into your management studies modules.
Research is an essential part of the day-to-day life of Kingston Business School and is embedded in its intellectual activities and development. In the most recent RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) undertaken in 2008, the research output of Kingston Business School was the highest rated of any new university. 90% of our research submitted was assessed as 'recognised internationally' or higher. Of this, 10% was classified as 'world leading' and 35% as 'internationally excellent'.
We have a vibrant research community engaging staff, research students and associates from government, industry and commerce, in a wide variety of endeavours from definitive pioneering academic research to highly focused consultancy for clients.
The excellent quality of our research is reflected in the international reputation of our professors and lecturers through publications and prize-winning conference papers, as well as substantial external funding from both the private and public sector, including HSBC Bank, Nokia, and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Research activity is undertaken at three levels:
- Research centres – such as the Small Business Research Centre (SBRC) and Centre Research in Employability, Skills & Society (CRESS).
- Research groups – such as the Employee Engagement Consortium and the Emerging Technologies Group.
- Individual department level, with numerous research and interest groups between academics.
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