Research collaboration with our global partners

Research collaboration with our global partners

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.

Our Role

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.

Find out more about our Research

Architecture, Built Environment and Planning

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

Art and Design

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...

Business and Management

Our research focuses on Operations Management, Marketing and Corporate Governance with a strong cross-cutting theme...

Computer Science and Informatics

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...


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

English Language and Literature

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

Geography and Environmental Sciences Research

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...


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


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

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

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

Nursing and Health

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

Personalised Medicine

The Personalised Medicine Centre aims to develop treatments and clinical tools that take into account...

Psychology Research

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

Social Work and Social Policy

Ulster University's Social Work and Social Policy Research excels in multiple topic areas, ranging methodologically...

Sport and Exercise Sciences

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