Built Environment Research Institute

  • World-leading research

    We are delighted with our success in REF 2014 as 100% of our impact and research was judged by an international panel to be world-leading and internationally excellent. We are rated 6th in the UK power rankings.

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The Built Environment Research Institute (BERI) conducts internationally excellent and world-leading research within our five highly active research groups and centres.


The Built Environment Research Institute (BERI) is concerned with the delivery of research that enhances the quality of the built environment and addresses the changing needs of society.

Research centres

There are five research centres within BERI covering research in sustainable technologies, fire safety engineering and technology, hydrogen safety engineering, property and planning & studies allied to built environment research.


Look at the impact our research has had on society.


Staff, PhD students, visiting professors and researchers

Annual report

BERI annual reports.

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