Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Research

Conducting internationally excellent and world-leading research through five constituent research centres.

Research Centres

Centre for Sustainable Technologies (CST)

Centre for Sustainable Technologies

CST’s research addresses core issues in relation to renewable energy and energy efficiency in buildings.

Fire Safety Engineering Research and Technology Centre (FireSERT)

FireSERT

FireSERT’s research is concerned with how fires develop, how structures respond to fires and how people react.

Hydrogen Safety Engineering and Research (HySAFER)

Hydrogen Safety Engineering and Research

HySAFER carries out fundamental and industry driven research in the area of safety science and engineering, primarily hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

Research on Property and Planning (RPP)

Research on Property and Planning

RPP is concerned with research into real estate markets, housing, planning, regeneration and sustainability in urban environments.

Studies Allied to Built Environment Research (SABER)

Studies Allied to Built Environment Research

SABER seeks to stimulate the research environment across the construction and civil engineering disciplines.

World-leading research

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.

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About the Built Environment Research Institute

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The Built Environment Research Institute (BERI) is concerned with the delivery of research that enhances the quality of the built environment and addresses the changing needs of society.

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