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Faculty of Engineering & Design research centres and institutes

Our centres and institutes carry out research based around three large-scale themes: digital, health and sustainability.


researcher in chemical engineering laboratory
Our research is using yeast fermented from waste plant matter to develop a palm oil substitute

Our research institutes and centres tackle global-scale economic, societal, and environmental challenges. In structure, activity and delivery, they reflect the move from:

  • technology-led to challenge-led research
  • individual pursuit to larger, multidisciplinary research
  • advancements in single disciplines to integrating innovation in multiple fields

Faculty-based institutes and centres

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