Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Our research institutes, centres and groups

ARU's thriving research community includes six research institutes, as well as a range of faculty-based and cross-institutional centres and groups based around common research interests.

View of Mill Pond and Lord Ashcroft Building

Research institutes

Our institutes focus on subjects including sustainability, policing and crime, and music therapy.

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Inside the Science Centre SuperLab

Research centres and groups

Our centres and groups bring together researchers with similar interests in and across our faculties and campuses.

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Explore our research by theme

Health, Performance and Wellbeing
Safe and Inclusive Communities
Sustainable Futures