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Architecture, Built Environment and Planning

Conducting internationally excellent and world-leading research through five constituent research centres.

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Art and Design

Our research is focused on providing value to society, culture and the economy.

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Biomedical Sciences Research

Study of the biological mechanisms associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, blindness and various diseases associated with the ageing population....

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Business and Management

Our research focuses on Operations Management, Marketing and Corporate Governance with a strong cross-cutting theme supporting the SME regional economy....

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Computer Science and Informatics

World-leading research in intelligent systems, assistive technologies, next generation networks, and semantic analytics.

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Quality research in education impacting scholarly knowledge, professional practice and society, at local, national, and international levels....

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Focusing on the development of nanotechnology, clean technology, tissue engineering, composites, metal forming and connected health technologies....

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English Language and Literature

A vibrant group of internationally recognised researchers, we are committed to exploring the meaning and significance of literatures in English...

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Geography and Environmental Sciences Research

Addressing regional and international challenges and impacts in the 21st Century.

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Researching early modern to modern period history from medical, gender, cultural, social, political, and ideological perspectives....

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Our law research excels in multiple areas, addressing major societal challenges at local and global levels.

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At the forefront of research, development and growth in Media Studies for over four decades.

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Modern Languages and Linguistics

Research in the fields of Irish & Celtic Studies, Linguistics, and Languages and Heritage.

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Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies

A unique multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary environment for research across and between the fields of drama, film, music, heritage and museum...

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Nursing and Health

Enhancing the knowledge, expertise and engaged scholarship of nursing, midwifery, public health and allied health professions research....

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Personalised Medicine

The Personalised Medicine Centre aims to develop treatments and clinical tools that take into account a person’s individual genetic and...

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Psychology Research

Research across three main themes of research in 'Mental health', 'Children, Young People and Schools', 'Health and Ageing'....

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Social Work and Social Policy

Ulster University's Social Work and Social Policy Research excels in multiple topic areas, ranging methodologically from the highly abstract to...

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Sport and Exercise Sciences

World-leading research that enhances the quality of life and addresses the changing needs of sport and physical activity in society....