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Our impact

We're breaking research boundaries and changing the world.

We're ambitious. We think big and want to make a positive difference to our planet. We transform futures through our actions and practice with a focus on solving real world challenges.

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Research centres and groups

Our world-leading research centres and groups are working to make a real difference in society. Find out how we’re leading the way.

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Postgraduate research study

Develop your ideas and skills with leading edge researchers at our Doctoral Academy.

Breaking research boundaries

Our research focuses on four key areas: Creative industries and technologies, Digital Futures, Health and Wellbeing and Sustainability and climate change resilience. This is research with the power to transform lives and transform the future. This is research done right.

Breaking research boundaries

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Ground-breaking research

We are asking ourselves the difficult questions and inspiring others with our areas of expertise.

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Creative industries and technologies

Creativity powers innovation and progress. We’re creating new futures in everything from film and TV, animation and digital story-telling, games and virtual reality.

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Digital futures 

Digital technologies will reshape and recode our world. From big data and machine learning to cyber security, digital ethics, deep fakes and beyond.

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Health and wellbeing

We’re living longer. But are we living better? We’re tackling the challenges of today and tomorrow from genomics and new diagnostics to advanced health technologies, transforming health and wellbeing futures for all.  

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Sustainability and climate change resilience

The future of the planet is at stake, and we won’t get a second chance. We’re tackling the big issues of climate change, carbon reduction, sustainability and pollution head-on to protect our world for future generations.

Research strategy

Our 2030 Research Strategy is growing world-leading research with real-world impact, prioritising challenge-based research, driving enterprise and enhancing the student experience.

Research Governance

Read about our governance and policies we have in place to maintain the integrity and ethical standards of our research.

Research staff support

Our community of inspiring research staff are the key to our success. Find out how we support and develop our research community.

Arts and Humanities Research Council IAA

UWE Bristol was successful in receiving funding from the Impact Accelerators Account (IAA) awards. Find out how more about this funding and who to contact.

Research, Business and Innovation (RBI) blog

Keep up-to-date with all our innovative research via our blog.

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Research enquiries

If you have any questions or you would like further information about our research.

Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 86216

Postal address:

Research, Business and Innovation
Northavon House
UWE Bristol
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY

Follow us on X (formerly Twitter): @UWE_Research

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