Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Research

Architecture, Built Environment and Planning

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

Art and Design Research

Art and Design

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

Biomedical Sciences Research

Biomedical Sciences

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

Business and Management Research

Business and Management

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

Computer Science and Informatics

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

Engineering Research

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

English Language and Literature Research

English Language and Literature

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

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

Media Research

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

Modern Languages and Linguistics Research

Modern Languages and Linguistics

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

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

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 studies.

Nursing and Health Research

Nursing and Health Research

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

Psychology 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

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 empirical studies and doctrinal analysis.

Sport and Exercise Sciences Research

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.

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