Scientists in our Faculty are addressing some of the key
global challenges of the twenty-first century. Our research is
helping us to understand the diseases of ageing, shape the future
of the internet, discover the impact of climate change on coral
reefs and highlight the value of green exercise.
Our state-of-the-art facilities include our £1.5 million
Networked Media Laboratory, our £3 million Centre for Brain Science
and our tropical research aquarium facility within our Coral Reef
Alongside this our successful partnerships range from
multinationals, such as BT and Mitsubishi, to local SMEs and NHS
Trusts. We are fully committed to applying our research to finding
real world solutions.
Why we are special
- State-of-the-art facilities
- Strong partnerships
- World-leading research
- Innovative courses
- Impact on health care
Our research has an impact around the world. We have around 200 academic staff, publishing about
700-peer reviewed papers and other publications each year, and attracting £10 million in research income.
Studying at Essex offers you the chance to work closely with our world-class researchers.
We also offer you excellent research facilities, a wide choice of research areas and high-quality skills training.
Our Faculty brings together five schools and departments covering biological sciences, computer science, electronic
engineering, health and human sciences, mathematical sciences and psychology.