Strategic Research Themes

Research within the Faculty of Science and Engineering is aligned with the following six strategic themes:
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    Environment, Biodiversity and Genomics

    Research using technology, modelling and genomics to reduce environmental degradation and deliver biodiversity and sustainable habitats.

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    Social Interaction, Health and Wellbeing

    Research into the factors that influence behaviour and mental health and how humans adapt to changes.

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    Engineering Better Medicine

    Bioscience and bioengineering supporting the development, manufacture and pre-clinical testing of medtech, implants, diagnostics and therapeutics.

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    AI and Data Modelling

    Data-centric engineering research using artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data to support the digital environment.

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    Green Energy

    Science and engineering to facilitate net-zero emissions through development of sustainable power generation, transmission and storage.

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    Fundamental Discovery Science

    We undertake fundamental, discovery-led research in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, materials, mathematics and physics.