Utilising our expertise for your projects, including knowledge transfer partnerships, consultancy and more.
Bradford research shaping future societies
With a rich history of making knowledge work, our mission is simple: to drive sustainable social and economic development through outstanding teaching, research and innovation. As a friendly, inclusive institution, we enable our staff, students and partners – individuals and organisations – to make a difference through collaboration. The pioneering city of Bradford inspires us to change the world for the better. And our peers, partners and regulators recognise the quality of what we do. Find out more about the University of Bradford and its heritage.
The Research and Innovation Services team are here to facilitate new ideas by supporting our research community and sharing their stories, working with businesses and communities to develop projects that have real impact and ensuring all research is of the highest quality standards. See more below and feel free to contact us with any enquiries.
Funding, personal development, legal assistance and marketing for academics and research students.
Including our mission and objectives, and how our research integrity and metrics are measured.
How to submit a research proposal or apply for a PhD project at the University of Bradford.
Our research innovations have a positive impact on society, read some of our recent success stories and insights below.
Her research into disaster management and game-based learning.
The project with European collaborators has been made possible with a European Research Council grant of €13.2 million.
Featuring reflections on a recent Bradford Literature Festival event, career highlights and more.
Dr Karim talks describes her social work research including a project with UNICEF in Pakistan.
Research and Innovation Services Annual Report 2023
Read our first ever annual report highlighting notable projects from the last year, plus profiles of selected research centres and partnerships.
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Our three research themes reflect the University's research strengths.
On each of the below theme pages you can find out more about our research centres and state-of-the-art facilities, and explore stories about how our research and innovation has an impact in society.
Examples of innovations that improve quality of life and save lives.Health and Care
Technological solutions to real world issues.The Engineered Environment
Supporting growth in economic, political and relational well-being for now and the future.Sustainable Societies