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Our Research

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic quality. We conduct ground-breaking research that is responsive to the science & technology, health & well being, economic & social and arts & cultural needs of the communities.

We have a track record of creating successful, multidisciplinary partnerships that combine the very best of academic and professional knowledge.

  

Art and Design

Art and Design's research groups combine academic innovation with critical exploration and engage with the creative and cultural industries through partnerships recognised for their excellence. 

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Architecture and Built Environment

This research area covers the disciplines of Architecture, Building Services, Construction, Property and Surveying. Some of our most innovative work is represented by four key groups.

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Computer Science and Informatics

Researchers in this area develop and refine cutting edge technologies that influence the way we live our lives, exploring how technology can impact on issues such as health, personal and computer security, and national infrastructure security.

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Communication and Media Studies

Our researchers in this area combine their expertise in established strengths - notably in film and television research - with more newly developed areas in journalism practice and cultural histories and practices.

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