We work at a national and international level on health-related education, research and innovation.
Our research covers a huge range of issues from breast cancer to human genomics and from independent living to understanding autism.
Scientists across our vibrant Faculty are collaborating in research and exploring innovative
ways of working to improve society.
With world-leading and internationally excellent (REF 2014) research and impact in health, life sciences, psychology,
artificial intelligence, robotics, mathematics and Big Data, our strategy is to ensure that our research and
education activities are mapped onto national and international research priorities.
Our state-of-the-art facilities include our £1.5m Networked Media Laboratory, our £3m Centre for Brain Science,
a new £10m STEM teaching facility (to be completed by 2017), membership of three RCUK Doctoral Training Centres,
and a diversity of expertise, infrastructure, and new technologies.
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.