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Research and Business Services

 Research and Business Services is a specialist department supporting the creation of knowledge within the University and working with research users and strategic partners in applying that knowledge to meet the needs of society.


Northumbria is a research-engaged and business-focused university which is working to double its capacity in research and enterprise over the next five years. Providing a single channel for the support of research, innovation and engagement across the University, Research and Business Services develops five interconnected strands (left) to create and develop an environment where all such activity can grow and flourish