We are renowned for our world-leading research, as demonstrated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
Research activity and collaboration across the following research clusters: English, History, Creative Arts and Technologies, Drama and Music.
Our mission is to undertake quality research in education that contributes to, and has an impact on, scholarly knowledge, professional practice, and society, at local, national, and international levels.
We have been at the forefront of research in Media Studies over nearly four decades and have been at the forefront of the development and growth of the discipline.
Research in the fields of Irish & Celtic Studies, Linguistics, and Languages and Heritage
The research focusses on three key areas: Operations Management, Marketing and Corporate Governance with a strong cross-cutting theme supporting the SME regional economy.
Conducting internationally excellent and world-leading research through five constituent research centres.
World-leading research in intelligent systems, assistive technologies, next generation networks, and semantic analytics.
Research and impact associated with structural and advanced functional materials, relating to medical devices, tissue engineering, nanomaterials, plasmas, photocatalysis, coatings, sensors, composites and metal forming.
Study of the biological mechanisms associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, blindness and various diseases associated with the ageing population
Addressing many of the regional and international changes, challenges and impacts facing society in the 21st Century.
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'.
Internationally excellent and world-leading Sport and Exercise Sciences Research within and across our two highly active Research Centres.
INCORE addresses the causes and consequences of conflict in Northern Ireland and internationally and promotes conflict resolution management strategies.