Research Centres and Groups

Our Built Environment Research Institute conducts internationally excellent and world-leading research across five research centres reflecting diversity across the discipline area.

Centre for Sustainable Technologies

Addressing core issues in relation to renewable energy and energy efficiency in buildings.


Architecture Research Group

The Architectural Research Group (ARG) utilises highly innovative methods to deliver excellence in teaching, research and best practice development....


Researching how fires develop, how structures respond to fires and how people react.


Hydrogen Safety Engineering and Research

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


Research on Property and Planning

Researching real estate markets, housing, planning, regeneration and sustainability in urban environments.


Studies Allied to Built Environment Research

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