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Welcome to our new students

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Postgraduate study

Ready to take things to the next level? Stand out from the crowd with our sought-after postgraduate courses.

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We've got a world to change. Apply for your research fellowship today.

Join our pioneering research fellows and receive generous funding and specialist support in a diverse, thriving community.

3 years

funding for independent research

100

inspirational research fellows

7th

in the UK for research power (REF2021)

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A new exhibition will use art to explore the lives of people who have been affected by breast cancer, as either a patient, relative, friend or caregiver.

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Prisons expert receives Young Criminologist Award from the European Society of Criminology

Dr Philippa Tomczak has received the 2022 Young Criminologist Award from the European Society of Criminology, in recognition of her research into prison safety.

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