Our Built Environment Research Institute conducts internationally excellent and world-leading research across five research centres reflecting diversity across the discipline area.
Addressing core issues in relation to renewable energy and energy efficiency in buildings.
Carrying out fundamental and industry driven research in the area of safety science and engineering, primarily hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.
Researching real estate markets, housing, planning, regeneration and sustainability in urban environments.
We are delighted with our success in REF 2014 as 100% of our impact and research was judged by an international panel to be world-leading and internationally excellent. We are rated 6th in the UK power rankings.
Our research is concerned with delivery that enhances the quality of the built environment and addresses the changing needs of society.
We would be pleased to discuss any aspect of our research work in the Built Environment and respond to any queries from potential doctoral students.
All campuses closed for teaching and social activities
All Campuses will now be closed for teaching and social activities
Following the clear imperative in the latest government advice to avoid all non-essential contact with others and avoid unnecessary travel, the decision has been made to suspend all teaching and social activities on campus and to close all libraries, sports facilities, theatres, catering facilities and cancel events.
We have further advice and guidance for our staff and students on our Covid-19 Corona Virus site