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Research in the Faculty of Science & Technology

Science and Engineering research

Our research tells a story of continued, accelerating expansion and demonstrates our commitment to developing close links with industry, the public sector, professions and business. We're involved in major European research projects, and home to the world-leading Global Sustainability Institute.

Our research departments

  • Computing and Information Science

    Department of Computing and Technology

    Computing and Information Science

    Take advantage of our impressive technology and equipment, and learn and research in a relaxed, friendly environment.

    Computing and Information Science research

  • Engineering and the Built Environment

    Department of Engineering and the Built Environment

    Engineering and the Built Environment

    We have the largest choice of engineering and built environment courses in the East of England, many of which are accredited by professional bodies.

    Engineering and the Built Environment research

  • Life Sciences


    Life Sciences

    From animal behaviour, marine biology and zoology, to biomedical and forensic science, we’ll help you hone your practical skills and knowledge.

    Life Sciences research

  • Psychology and Sport Science

    Department of Psychology

    Psychology and Sport Science

    Cambridge is a world-renowned location for psychology and sports science, and we’re buzzing with world-leading research and new discoveries.

    Psychology and Sport Science research

  • Vision and Hearing Sciences

    Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences

    Vision and Hearing Sciences

    Our award-winning department will give you hands-on experience in a research-active environment.

    Vision and Hearing Sciences research

  • Writtle Agriculture, Animal and Environmental Sciences

    Sheep and lambs - two of each fully visible, others partially visible - in a pen on ARU's Writtle campus

    Writtle Agriculture, Animal and Environmental Sciences

    Join us on our beautiful 150-hectare rural campus. We'll help you seek solutions to the challenges that affect our land, animals, and the environment.

    Agriculture, Animal and Environmental Sciences research

Postgraduate research degrees

MPhil, PhD, DProf

Research institutes and groups

PhD project opportunities

Professional Doctorate in Science & Engineering

Application tips

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