For well over 100 years we have been committed to the pursuit of improved health through education, research and engagement with the wider world.

Our commitment to research excellence is supported though strong research centres, groups and units working collaboratively in our modern facilities.

Carrying out work in our research divisions, our researchers are involved in cutting edge science and world class research in the field of medicine that have a real impact on people's lives.

Our key research highlights include:

Much of our research is conducted in collaboration with fellow academics, the NHS and the medical industry. If you would like to find out more please contact our research support team:

Research support

Research Institutes

Our researchers work closely with two University Research Institutes that have been established with medicine at the heart of their world-leading, agenda setting research:


Neuroscience & Mental Health Research Institute

Taking new discoveries and translating them into greater understanding and diagnosis of mental illness.

Systems Immunity

Systems Immunity Research Institute

We deliver a comprehensive systems based approach to immunity research. We provide a holistic view of chronic disease progression, the control of infection and mechanisms that determine an effective immune response.