Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Research

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

Art and Design Research

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

Biomedical Sciences Research

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

Business and Management Research

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

Computer Science and Informatics Research

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

Education Research

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

Engineering Research

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

English Language and Literature Research

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.

Geography and Environmental Sciences Research

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

History Research

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

Law Research

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

Media Research

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

Modern Languages and Linguistics Research

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

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

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

Institute of Nursing and Health Research (INHR)

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

Psychology Research

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

Social Work and Social Policy Research

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.

Sport and Exercise Sciences Research

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