We have an active research, knowledge transfer and consultancy culture, grounded in the academic framework of social sciences and always focused on issues of public concern.

Our work is intellectually rigorous in conduct, comprehensive in scope and creative in application. Interdisciplinary by nature, our work has local, national and global impact.

Led by internationally renowned scholars our researchers gather together experts across academic and practitioner communities to help you find ways to address real world challenges facing your community, sector or organisation.

The College is home to a number of research centres, including:

Learn more about research in our Schools: