Research impact

We are recognised internationally for the quality of our research. We came top 20 in the UK for research excellence in the latest Research Exercise Framework (REF 2014).

Research showcase

Our work stretches across a huge range of disciplines including science, engineering, law, management, humanities and the social sciences. Find out more in our research case studies.

Major studies include Understanding Society, the biggest project of its kind in the world, which is tracking the lives of 100,000 people in 40,000 British households.

Access research expertise

Our Research and Enterprise Office offers support to businesses looking to access our research expertise.