Research by our Design staff

Our research helps expand people's horizons through thought-provoking, innovative work across a range of Design specialties. Our lecturers are research-active in Fashion, Communication Design, Product Design, and Architectural Technology. Our postgraduate Design students embark on a guided research programme as part of their qualification. Sustainability is a common theme through the research of both staff and students.


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Research stories

Recent research by our staff

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Research study options

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Scope (Art & Design)

Peer-reviewed journal

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Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability

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Inaugural Professorial Event