Our research activity is driven by delivering real results with far-reaching impact.

Our interdiscplinary research spans engineering and energy, physical, social and life sciences, business and design, in areas as diverse as photonics to carbon capture to homelessness.

Example case studies in EnvironmentHealth and Well-beingIndustry and Innovation and Policy and Public Engagement give a snapshot of our recent research and our Research Gateway gives access to the full database of our research outputs and activity.


Our Earth Science and Environmental research address the most urgent challenges for society and the plant.

Health and well-being

See the impact our research has on issues around personal health and well-being and and how this improves everyday life.

Industry and innovation

Our partnerships and alliances with industry are the routes to successful enterprise creation and knowledge transfer.

Policy and public engagement

Learn how our research influences public policy and how our activities create knowledge for the benefit of society.