Research directory

Faculty/departments

Institutes

Subject area

  • Biomedical Sciences

    Biomedical science applies biological principles to medicine. It explores the physiological processes and functions of the human body to appreciate disease processes, diagnosis and treatment.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    School of Education and Social Sciences

    Biomedical and Forensic Science

  • Bioscience Education

    The Bioscience Education Research Group team develop their personal teaching practice, enhance student satisfaction and support development through the scholarship of teaching and learning.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    Environmental Science

  • Blaydes Maritime Centre

    We explore and explain the interaction of human societies and the marine environment, and to assess its significance to human societal development and to natural maritime resources.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

    School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

    History

  • Centre for Systems Studies

    Today’s interconnected world presents novel challenges and opportunities for business and society. The interplay of social, technological, environmental and geo-political factors confronts decision makers with unprecedented complexity. Our challenge is to develop the new concepts and methodological approaches needed to address that complexity.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

  • Cognition and Development

    We investigate mental processes such as attention, perception, language, learning, memory and reasoning in adults, how they develop in children and decline in old age

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    Psychology

  • Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience

    Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience aims to understand the biological processes underlying cognition and perception.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    School of Life Sciences

    Psychology

  • Dependable Intelligent Systems

    The Dependable Intelligent Systems group is pioneering a novel synthesis of model-based and bio-inspired technologies, known as HiP-HOPS, for the design and analysis of complex dependable systems.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    School of Engineering and Computer Science

    Mechatronics and Robotics

  • E. A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics

    The E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Hull is taking a fresh and dynamic approach to the big questions that have fascinated humankind for thousands of years.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

    Physics and Astrophysics

  • Energy and Environment Institute

    Leading efforts to tackle global environmental resilience and energy sustainability

    Institute

    Energy and Environment

    earth arcade, flash flood, river in a box, protect our planet, globe, environment, energy, flood, currents, ocean, climate change, energy estuary, waste, reocver, environmental resilience, energy sustainability

  • G. W. Gray Centre for Advanced Materials

    Our impact is measured in our interactions with industry and society, as well as in our development of early career researchers looking to become future leaders in advanced materials science.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    Chemistry

  • Gender, Place and Memory 1400-1900

    Gender, Place and Memory 1400-1900 is an interdisciplinary research cluster which brings together researchers working on women’s histories and historical geographies.

    Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

    History

  • Hull International Fisheries Institute

    Hull International Fisheries Institute undertakes a range of research, education, training and consultancy, covering disciplines in the fields of natural resources, fisheries and the environment.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    School of Environmental Sciences

    Biological and Environmental Science

  • Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research

    Welcome to the Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research - a hub dedicated to supporting specialist applied health research.

    Institute

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    Hull York Medical School

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

    Clinical and Applied Health Research

  • Institute of Applied Ethics

    The institute draws together over 100 research associates to interpret the application of ethical considerations, reasons, principles, values and ideals to policy and practice

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

    School of Law and Politics

    Politics and International Studies

  • Lab on a Chip

    Hull has been widely recognised as a pioneering leader in lab-on-a-chip. Our research evolves around the study of microfluidic devices which allow precise handling of liquids at microscopic scales.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    School of Life Sciences

    Chemistry

  • Maternal and Reproductive Health

    Maternal and Reproductive Health group conduct research into diverse areas of reproductive, maternal and sexual health relevant to contemporary clinical practice and service development.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    School of Health and Social Work

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Mathematics

    Mathematics at Hull has a long history research in pure and applied mathematics, as well as probability and statistics. Our impact is measured in our interactions with industry and society.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

    Mathematics

  • New Energies

    Our energy group works across a broad range of areas including new energy materials, carbon budget imbalance, oil and gas, and low carbon generation such as renewable technologies.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Science and Engineering

    Chemical Engineering

  • Personal Technologies

    One in four adults do not meet the recommendations for physical activity set. We aim to understand how wearable technologies - such as smartwatches - can influence physical activity behaviour.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    School of Life Sciences

    Sport, Health and Exercise Science

  • Richard Hoggart Centre for Comparative Cultural Studies

    Our work is directed towards social justice and challenges that make a difference to people's lives, from teaching English to migrant communities, to establishing reading groups with prison inmates.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

    School of Arts

    English

  • Social and Psychological Research in Long Term Conditions

    More people are living longer with multiple conditions which reduce quality of life. Our explores the experience, and impact, of living with chronic, long-term, conditions. 

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Sport Psychology and Coaching

    The Sport Psychology and Coaching group is broadly concerned with the wellbeing of both athletes and coaches. Much of our research assesses the impact of sport on human functioning.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    School of Life Sciences

    Sport, Health and Exercise Science

  • Sustainable Production and Consumption

    Sustainable Production and Consumption group is committed to promoting interdisciplinary research and innovative knowledge exchange activities for the sustainable production and consumption of food.

    Group and centre

    Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

    Hull University Business School

    Accounting and Finance

  • Wilberforce Institute

    Discover how the Wilberforce Institute's research at the University of Hull is advancing the fundamental knowledge of slavery and emancipation.

    Institute

    WISE

  • Culture, Place and Policy Institute

    Culture, Place and Policy Institute (CPPI) at the University of Hull stimulates research on cultural activities, cultural policy and culture-led urban and regional development across the University

    Institute

    Culture, Place and Policy

  • Logistics Institute

    As a world-class institution, the institute tackles industry problems through research, education and training, industry grants and funding, enterprise consultancy and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

    Institute

    Logistics

  • Maritime and Marine Institute

    The Maritime and Marine Institute capitalises on Hull’s unique combination of physical location, maritime history and marine resources.

    Institute

    Maritime and Marine

  • The Risk Institute

    One of the University's newest centres, the Risk Institute is a focus for world-leading risk research and consultancy. It's working with major bodies including the Ministry of Defence, the Project Management Institute and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority.

    Institute

    Risk