Introducing Essex Research
We are one of the leading research-intensive universities in the UK and
have a global reputation for the high quality of our research.
In the last Research Assessment Exercise we were ranked ninth in the UK for our research.
We are committed to knowledge transfer and ensuring our expertise has a
local, regional and international impact.
Discover our research
Our academics are engaging with key challenges facing the world from
human rights through to the internet. Our Global Challenges are focusing our research capacity
on issues of worldwide significance and our academics are leading
range of cutting-edge research projects.
Details of research activities are also available on departmental
Work with our researchers
We work with businesses and organisations to share our
research. Access our expertise through
a range of knowledge sharing options, including consultancy, Knowledge
Transfer Partnerships, collaborative and commissioned research and use
of our data sets.
Use our research expertise
Our Directory of Experts includes information and
contact details for academics who are happy to speak to the media or engage
in consultancy work.
Study at Essex
We believe our reputation as a leading research-intensive University
positively supports the learning experience of our students. As a postgraduate
research student you will learn from academics who are recognised as world authorities in their field. Our unique
doctoral training scheme, Proficio, enables you to acquire
acquire a set of specialist professional skills and manage your career development.
Information about research degree opportunities can be found in our