Research with impact

Our researchers and research centres aim to make an original contribution to knowledge and the world. Take a look at the sections below to find out more about our research, our impact on the real world and the people behind the research.

Research centres

Our research centres work to address key local, national and global challenges, in line with the priorities of the University and our students.

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Research projects

Our research is connected to outcomes that feedback into industry, culture and the environment. Find out more about our researchers and their projects.

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Research staff

Our people are forward-thinking, dynamic and at the heart of our research output. Find out more about them and the wealth of expertise at BCU.

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Open Access

The Open Access repository is home to all of our published research and can be searched by author, subject and unit of assessment.

Explore the repository

Research strategy

We are a dynamic research force within the UK higher education sector and are committed to continuing growth in research excellence, new knowledge generation and knowledge exchange.

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Research integrity

Our Research Integrity team and policies ensure that research at the university is held to the highest standards in line with the Concordat to Support Research Integrity.

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Research ethics

All those engaged with research at BCU have a duty to consider how the work they undertake, host or support, impacts on the research community and on wider society.

More on research ethics

Research office

Our researchers are supported by the Research Office, which is a collective of teams designed to facilitate every part of the research journey.

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Research Development Framework

The Research Development Framework helps BCU researchers recognise what training is right for them, and offers a series of support mechanisms aimed at different stages of their research career.

Researcher training