In the top 25% of UK Universities for Research Power, we’re committed to delivering globally significant research with local relevance.
Research collaboration with our global partners is an integral part of our 5&50 vision, we have a passion to deliver cutting edge research and make a positive contribution to society by remaining at the forefront of innovation.
Ulster University plays an important role in the development of the economy and is committed to sharing the vast knowledge of its staff and students, gained through world-class research activity and excellence in teaching.
Alongside our state of the art learning resources, our high calibre research staff nurture an environment where knowledge is created, tested and shared with enthusiasm and commitment.
Research at Ulster Unversity
Conducting internationally excellent and world-leading research through five constituent research centres.
Study of the biological mechanisms associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, blindness and various diseases associated with the ageing population.
Our research focuses on Operations Management, Marketing and Corporate Governance with a strong cross-cutting theme supporting the SME regional economy.
World-leading research in intelligent systems, assistive technologies, next generation networks, and semantic analytics.
Quality research in education impacting scholarly knowledge, professional practice and society, at local, national, and international levels.
Focusing on the development of nanotechnology, clean technology, tissue engineering, composites, metal forming and connected health technologies.
A vibrant group of internationally recognised researchers, we are committed to exploring the meaning and significance of literatures in English from the Renaissance to the present day.
Addressing regional and international challenges and impacts in the 21st Century.
Researching early modern to modern period history from medical, gender, cultural, social, political, and ideological perspectives.
Our law research excels in multiple areas, addressing major societal challenges at local and global levels.
At the forefront of research, development and growth in Media Studies for over four decades.
Research in the fields of Irish & Celtic Studies, Linguistics, and Languages and Heritage.
Our research excels in multiple topics, ranging methodologically from the highly abstract to empirical studies and doctrinal analysis.
Enhancing the knowledge, expertise and engaged scholarship of nursing, midwifery, public health and allied health professions research.
Research across three main themes of research in 'Mental health', 'Children, Young People and Schools', 'Health and Ageing'.
Ulster University's Social Work and Social Policy Research excels in multiple topic areas, ranging methodologically from the highly abstract to empirical studies and doctrinal analysis.