These are our established research groupings – our pillars of research strength. Our centres provide a stimulating and supportive environment that nurtures the highest quality research. Each centre acts as a hub for researchers, from students to professors, ensuring a dynamic, sustainable research base and active knowledge sharing.
The Centre for Research in Communities, Identities and Difference (CResCID) facilitates policy, practice and academic collaborations within the School of Social and Behavioural Science and beyond. CResCID's multi-disciplinary focus on communities, identities and difference uses methodological and intellectual innovations to generate new research into contemporary social problems.
The Centre provides an intellectual and creative milleu for innovation in contemporary fine art.
This centre brings together researchers at all levels who work in engineering and environmental sciences and related disciplines to which engineering solutions are increasingly critical in modern society (eg medical sciences).
The Centre provides a focus for interdisciplinary research in visual and material culture and the histories of art, design and architecture.
Our multidisciplinary team comprises methodological experts, health professionals, academics, early career researchers and doctoral students undertaking research that focuses on improving health and social care for patients and service users, and understanding how health and social care professions emerge and develop. We work closely with the Faculty's Centre for Public Engagement.
The Centre has in international reputation for research and publication in the field of post-Kantian European philosophy, characterised by an emphasis on broad cultural and intellectual contexts and a distinctive sense of social and political engagement.
The Centre's work focuses on the design and meaning of interiors from 1870 to the present.
SBRC is one of the UK's longest established research groups in the field of small business and entrepreneurship.
The Digital Information Research Centre is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and applicability of computer science to enable internationally leading work in the field of informatics, addressing the needs of society in the thematic areas of health, communications, security and data.
Research at the IhSHA is organised around six themes: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Pathologies; Cancer Research; Vision, Cognition and Neuroscience; Drug Discovery, Delivery and Patient Care; Infection and Immunity; Sport, Exercise, Nutrition and Public Health Research Group.