Research and innovation

Research themes

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The University has a proud history of achievement and a long-established international reputation as a research-engaged and innovative institution.

This commitment to excellence remains a key element of our vision, outlined in our Strategic Plan. Striving for excellence will drive our research and enterprise agendas as we pursue our internationalisation strategy; it will also entrench the University’s position as an anchor institution for our communities, reflecting our belief that universities must contribute towards shaping a better world and affect greater outcomes.

As part of our Strategic Plan, we are promoting a set of interdisciplinary themes, founded upon some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. These are:

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