In the top 25% of UK Universities for Research Power, we’re committed to delivering globally significant research with local relevance.
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.
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.
Research at Ulster Unversity
Conducting internationally excellent and world-leading research through five constituent research centres.
Study of the biological mechanisms associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, blindness and various diseases associated with the ageing population
Our research focuses on Operations Management, Marketing and Corporate Governance with a strong cross-cutting theme supporting the SME regional economy.
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 international levels.
Focusing on the development of nanotechnology, clean technology, tissue engineering, composites, metal forming and connected health technologies.
Ulster University's English Research excels in multiple topic areas, ranging methodologically from the highly abstract to empirical studies and doctrinal analysis.
Addressing regional and international challenges and impacts in the 21st Century.
Historical research at UU ranges from the early modern to modern period in its Irish and international contexts from a range of perspectives: medical, gender, cultural, social, political, and ideological.
Ulster University’s Law research excels in multiple topic areas, relying on multidisciplinary and socio-legal methods to address major societal challenges at local and global 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
Ulster University's Research Topics Research excels in multiple topic areas, ranging methodologically from the highly abstract to empirical studies and doctrinal analysis.
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'.
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.