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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 research focuses on 5 main themes.

Current projects

Current projects

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Impact of Art and Design research institute


We are making an impact locally and globally.

World-leading research

Our research is recognised as 100% internationally excellent and world leading (REF 2014).

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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.

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Friday 20 September to Friday 25 October

9:00AM - 8:00PM

Belfast campus

Friday 18 October to Friday 8 November

9:00AM - 8:00PM

Belfast campus

Saturday 2 November

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Belfast campus