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Sustainable research

Sustainable development research is a key strength across a wide range of our subject areas.

We are internationally recognised as being among the top tier of Britain's research-intensive universities. This is reflected in a number of major funding awards and the establishment of a number of cross-discipline University Research Institutes.

Sustainable Place Research Institute

Sustainable Places Research Institute

The Sustainable Places Research Institute was a meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

Masthead for Sustainable Waters Research Institute

Water Research Institute

Addressing the grand challenge of sustaining water for people and ecosystems in a changing world.

Masthead for Energy Systems Research Institute

Energy Systems Research Institute

Tackling the global challenges that lie ahead in how we continue to generate, distribute and utilise energy.