Art and Design Research

The Research Institute for Art and Design (RIAD) was established on 1st October 2004 and later expanded to include research from the new established Belfast School of Architecture.

Art and Design Research

Art and Design Research

The Research Institute for Art and Design (RIAD) was established on 1st October 2004 and later expanded to include research from the new established Belfast School of Architecture.


World-leading research

Art & Design Research Institute (RIAD) REF2014 judged to be 100% internationally excellent and world leading.

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Art and Design research at Ulster University is in the premier league of subject research in the UK.

Our environment for staff and research students was judged to be 100% internationally excellent and world-leading by the REF2014.

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