Centre for Advanced Studies

CAS Research Areas


CAS champions key research clusters and partnerships within its annual programme of activities to help build research capacity. CAS also supports emerging research areas at Nottingham.

Current active research clusters include:

Emerging areas of interest include:

  • Aesthetics
  • History of Medicine and Infectious Diseases
  • Human Communication
  • Human/Machine (Science and Culture)
  • Pervasive Image
  • Space/Place
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing

CAS offers a number of funding opportunities to support the growth of new research activities and can also offer the services of its established Research and Business Development staff and Funding team to help the development of research projects.

Dr Lisa McKenzie, holder of a CAS Postdoctoral Researcher Bursary in 2010, is now a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the School of Sociology and Social Policy

Forward Priority Areas

Proposals for future research themes are welcome. All suggestions will be considered by the Executive - please contact Sally Bowden in the first instance.


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