The School is committed to innovative research that contributes new knowledge and creates new skills. We also apply our work to serve the needs of industry, business, the professions, stakeholders and communities. Research publications by our academic staff and students cover a wide range of issues relevant to the built and natural environment.
Our projects address international, national, regional and local problems and we work in collaboration with other researchers, partners and networks, including visiting professors. Our teaching, learning and research are integrated and benefit from continuous feedback in both directions. We vigorously disseminate our results through a range of channels and media.
The School categorises its research into two areas:
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