Advancing the fight against Alzheimer's, working with NASA to explore space and shaping the society in which we live; our researchers are making a real difference. We're ranked 2nd nationally for the impact of our research and are among the top 5 universities in the UK for research excellence.

Use our expertise

We work with businesses and organisations, of all sizes and sectors. Find out how our research can help you.

Access research facilities

Our world class research facilities are available to businesses and organisations to hire.

Supporting researchers

Our researchers have access to a wide range of development programmes, cutting-edge facilities, extensive library resources and expert advice.

Integrity and ethics

We ensure our research is of the highest quality and ethical standards through our governance framework, which applies to all staff and students.

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We are ranked 5th in the UK for the quality of our research and 2nd nationally for the impact of our research.

Research impact

Our researchers are working across disciplines to tackle major challenges facing society, the economy and our environment.

Our ambition

We are ensuring our research has global impact by tackling the grand challenges of our time.

Research Institutes

Our Research Institutes bring together academic talents from across a range of disciplines to solve problems of global importance.

Explore our publications

Search our academic publications to find articles, books, reports and papers written by experts in their field.