Centres and groups
We host multidisciplinary centres and groups addressing all of our strengths including; biomaterials, medical physics, medical devices, medical modelling, artificial intelligence and analytics, sensors, apps and nanomaterials for health, as well as our strengths in chronobiology, immunity, healthy ageing, cancer, nutrition and cardiology.
Research centres and groups
One of the University's world-leading research centres, looking at quantum information, nanotechnology, energy and advanced materials.
Expertise in advancing AI algorithms to address practical, real-world applications and the potential impact across a range of domains for the benefit of society.
We work with experts from diverse disciplines including technology, science, engineering and psychology alongside NHS professionals, patients and their families.
Bringing together the various research we do across faculties from cancer care and trials, to radiotherapy and ion beam studies.
Researching technology contributing to future sustainability in aerospace and environmental engineering.
Bringing together criminological and methodological expertise to conduct empirically robust and policy relevant research on crime and crime control.
Providing world-class analysis of ceramics, polymers and metals, as well as composite materials consisting of two or more of these materials using their in-house facilities.
Developing mathematical and computational methods to advance research and practical applications in the life sciences and medicine.
An internationally recognised leader in audio-visual machine perception research, with a diverse community. One of the largest audio and vision research groups in the UK.
Recognised as a centre for the delivery of clinical trials and studies involving participants, particularly early phase studies such as phase 1, first in human and phase 2a.
Using experience, expertise and infrastructure to develop, organise and manage high quality, multi-centre, randomised controlled trials of national and international importance.
Focusing on micro-scale processing, materials integration and manufacturing to allow the creation of unique 3D micro- and nano-scale structures.
Realising our collaborative global vision of ‘clean air for all’ by understanding the impact of air pollutants on life quality.
Addressing societal challenges by designing and engineering food, cosmetics and therapeutic products.
Diagnostic histopathology services are offered to vets working in practice, as well as histological processing and interpretation for research purposes.
This laboratory houses shared learning areas for engineering, biosciences and computer science students.
Allowing users to undertake a wide variety of research using ion implantation, ion irradiation and ion beam analysis, as well as extensive processing and characterisation facilities.
Training a new generation of scientists who can operate across the boundaries of biology, chemistry and quantum physics to pioneer research in quantum biology.
Applying mathematical, computational, and statistical techniques to address research questions in life and social sciences.
Taking innovative technology into the future with a twin-track approach towards utilising atoms and molecules, using both fundamental and applied research.
With expertise in applied radiation physics, we explore the fundamental properties and interactions of radiation in a range of medical and industrial applications.
Working with global healthcare leader Eli Lilly and Company to study the effects of treatment on people with type 2 diabetes, which affects about 95 per cent of those with the disease.
Research encompassing a wide range of overarching disciplines and expertise, including pharmacology, genetics, physiology, drug development and clinical intervention studies.
Researching the metabolic origins and prevention of disease to increase understanding of the aetiology and metabolic basis of chronic degenerative diseases.
A Clinical Academic Group working in partnership with other hospitals, cancer centres and organisations to deliver world class research into cancer treatment and service delivery.
An Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security working on methods and techniques which mitigate the cyber security threats faced by individuals and organisations.
Applying cutting-edge technology to the design and manufacture of bespoke, cost-effective measurement solutions.
Home to forward-thinking multidisciplinary approaches to pre-clinical and clinical sleep research, monitoring, recording and analysing sleep patterns and sleep disorders.
Focusing on the development of novel processing techniques for materials synthesis, printing and characterisation of functional nanomaterials and devices.
Conducting cutting edge research into targeted therapies for cancer, such as diagnostic biomarkers to detect and aid diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer.
Designed to investigate veterinary musculoskeletal biomechanics and deliver original educational resources for students in animal biomechanics and gait analysis.
Areas of research
Our key strengths are in biomaterials, medical devices, medical modelling, artificial intelligence and analytics, sensors and apps, medical physics and nanomaterials. As well as having strong research in medical indications such as cancer and cardiovascular sciences.