Global research

Our global research focuses our world-leading research on major global challenges through significant international collaborations and connectivity to business. Multi-disciplinary, award-winning research shapes the future by building capacity and capability.

Our pioneering research is driven by leaders in their field, global pioneers in research and innovation, who are addressing global challenges and transforming lives.

Impact is the evidence of research that has already made a difference - whether to people, policy or the world around us. Have a look at a selection of our impact case studies to see how we're changing lives.

Our research explainer below gives an overview of our many specialist areas or dip into our research bites for a taster of how we're changing lives.