Research

The University of Surrey is a world-class, research-led university committed to research excellence. Our research seeks to answer global challenges, drive innovation and deliver real-world impact.

Within this section, you will find information on our research themes along with our newly launched Research and Innovation Strategy. We’re always looking to expand our research partnerships, so to find out more, please contact Stephanie Twohig.

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Our vision

We will enhance our research excellence and scale to be recognised internationally as a leading research university. Research is at the heart of our mission to create new knowledge and innovate for the benefit of society.

Research opportunities

Explore the ways in which you can join our research efforts at the University of Surrey.

Addressing the needs of our ever-changing world

Our research is driving technological, social and environmental change in a world facing increasing challenges.

Unlock your research potential

Pursue a research pathway and join like-minded academics and students changing the world of tomorrow.

Doctoral College

We support the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers and early career researchers, to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow.

Stay connected

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