Research Topics

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Exploring our transformational research

At Essex, our research spans a wide range of areas, topics and expertise. Our interdisciplinary approach means that we tackle some of the world's biggest problems from different angles and from different perspectives.

From understanding societies and the global inequalities that shape them to ensuring the world can bounce back from a global crisis; our researchers are at the heart of change, influencing policy changes and shining a light upon a healthy forward-thinking future.

Below, you can follow some of the topics our researchers from across the University are studying. Get to know our Research Groups and Centres and meet the academics at the heart of research projects looking to uncover more, or drive change.

Our latest research topics

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