We turn research into reality – training the brightest engineers and architects of tomorrow and working with businesses to address global challenges that affect our daily lives.

Global engineering excellence begins here. We create solutions to issues facing the world.

  • Leading the way in establishing net zero transport
  • Addressing the need for sustainable energy, cities and the environment
  • Developing next generation materials and advanced manufacturing processes
  • Improving healthcare outcomes through enhanced technologies

We believe our research excellence is strengthened through our people, academic partnerships and collaborations with industry and stakeholders across the world.

Our multidisciplinary research has global reach and impact. The international standing of our research is recognised by the Research Excellence Framework 2021.

Through our state of the art facilities combined with our expertise, we’re helping to develop sustainable solutions to the most complex local and global challenges of our time.

This is the place where we change our world.




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Research Groups

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Research Centres

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Research Institutes

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Research impact

Our research is changing the world. It is impactful and award-winning.

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Research showcase 2022

We celebrate our postgraduate researchers with an annual research showcase.

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PhD opportunities

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Research fellowships

We develop the next generation of engineering and architecture research leaders.

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Sustainable futures impact studies View all
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Building more effective tools for environmental education Read more
Professor Shearer West, Vice-Chancellor and President
Climate change: a university determined to make a difference Read more
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The great outdoors – reimagining teaching and learning on campus Read more