The most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) assessment ranked 75% of our research activity as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent'.
We place a strong interdisciplinary emphasis on our work, with our academics working across a number areas covering:
- environmental management
- real estate
- urban design
- urban regeneration and development.
We are heavily engaged in a range of research networks involving leading international and national universities, including a number of European Commission-funded research projects.
Our PhD Planning and Environmental Management offers opportunities to research topical subjects in themes including modern urban and international planning and sustainability.
Our three main research themes help facilitate innovative and interdisciplinary research collaborations.
We're committed to making a real impact on urban developments and sustainable environments.