A university with research power
At Northumbria University we have an impressive track record of collaborating with like-minded international research, education and business partners. We conduct ground-breaking research and have an international reputation for creating successful, multidisciplinary research projects that make an impact nationally and internationally.
If you want to be part of a university that is internationally recognised for creating successful, multidisciplinary partnerships that deliver impactful world-class research, Northumbria University is the right choice for you.
Our track record and recent REF results mean that we are in a stronger position than ever to lead the debate and respond to today’s challenges. If you want to work with us to shape tomorrow’s solutions, here are some of the fundamental questions that we will be addressing in our research:
Can bio-based products & processes save the planet while driving our economy?
How will digital technologies change our lives in the city?
How do we investigate extreme environments on Earth & in space?
How can engineering enable more people to live with fewer resources?
What does it mean to be a human?
How can we design interventions to optimise the health and wellbeing of individuals & groups throughout the course of their life?
Environmental and Global Justice
What are the environmental harms & crimes that are threatening people & the planet, & how do we achieve justice?
Critically Aware Design Innovation
What are the most effective ways to have an impact on today’s health & What tools and techniques do we have to enable & co-create the best of all possible futures?