Research in the School of Creative and Cultural Industries

The School of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) has an established reputation, nationally and internationally, for research across a range of disciplines. Academics work closely with community groups, local and national government, and industry, so that their research can make a real difference.

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Research centres

Bristol Centre for Linguistics

The Bristol Centre for Linguistics (BCL) brings together researchers who are committed to understanding how language is organised socially, culturally and mentally.

Digital Cultures Research Centre

An open and collaborative network of critical thinkers and doers. We interrogate, articulate and create practical approaches to responsible technological futures.

Regional History Centre

We promote research about the history of Britain's South Western counties and in the understanding of regionalism as a dynamic force in the shaping of the domestic and international past.

Research groups

Bristol Photography Research Group

A multidisciplinary network that is dedicated to exploring a broad understanding of photographic practices and the complex role photography plays in contemporary society.

Global and Transnational History Group

Consisting of historians conducting research across a broad geographic span, largely in the modern period.

Moving Image Research Group

Representing the full range of moving image research, including media industries, screen cultures, media politics and activism, genre, stardom and performance, and screen media practice research.

Research network

Critical Race and Culture Research Network

Bringing together scholars, students, alumni and independent researchers who are engaged in exploring questions relation to race and culture within their discipline areas. We welcome both academic and non-academic UWE Bristol staff to join.

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