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Art and Design

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

Creative Industries Institute

Creative Industries Institute

Bringing together our research and teaching expertise to collaborate with industry, government and communities.

Research Clusters

Research clusters

Our art and design research focuses on 5 main themes.

Current projects

Current projects

Check out our varied portfolio of projects we are currently working on.

Impact of Art and Design research institute


Find out how we are making an impact locally and globally.

World-leading research

Research focussed on four interconnected clusters of research that are driven by shared interest in themes that are of value to society, culture, health and to the economy.

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About Our Research

About our Art and Design Research


Cutting edge research since 2004.

PhD Opportunities

PhD Opportunities  

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People within Art and Design Research

Our People

Meet the people behind the research.

Contact the Art and Design Research Institute

Contact Us

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Read our Art and Design research firsthand.

Intersections: Postgraduate Journal for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences


Our Postgraduate Journal for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Events for Art and Design

Friday 18 October to Friday 8 November

9:00AM - 8:00PM

Belfast campus

Thursday 7 November to Saturday 30 November

10:00AM - 6:00AM

Belfast campus

Saturday 7 December

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Belfast campus

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