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From insights into distant galaxies to advances in medicine, from a major translation of The Mabinogion to amazing archaeological discoveries: welcome to our world-leading research community.

The wide scope of our research means we are able to tackle a range of global challenges, from cancer to mental health and sustainability. We work with NASA to explore space, we followed the ripples of the big bang with Harvard and we are the only UK university seeking to define Englishness.

We're saving lives working on tsunami early warning systems and working out equations to reduce hospital queuing. Driven by curiosity, we apply our research in a way that makes a real difference.

We are investing in multidisciplinary research institutes to pursue new scientific approaches to some of the world's most pressing concerns.

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Research topics

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Find a research unit

Our Research Institutes, centres and groups bring together a wide range of expertise to work on pioneering projects.

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Academic publications

Discover our research and the people behind it through our publications.

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Research Institutes

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

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Research facilities

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