Our seven research institutes work tirelessly to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the world today.
Our unique strength is our understanding of both historical and contemporary slavery. Our influential research has received royal recognition and is helping governments, businesses and communities root out slavery at its very source - one of the greatest threats to human rights today.
The institute brings together leading interdisciplinary academics to tackle global issues surrounding climate change and its consequences on livelihoods. The research of the Institute is enabling a low carbon transition in energy production and use to meet the Paris Agreement Targets.
Since inception, the key focus of this institute has been the evaluation of Hull's year as the 2017 UK City of Culture. Its aim is to stimulate research on cultural activities, cultural policy and culture-led urban and regional development.
The institute is a world-renowned centre for research, education and expertise in logistics and supply chain management. We are a leader in applied logistics research and industry outreach programmes, both national and international. Our focus is to drive sustainable growth through viable logistics.
The institute works with the British Government, the EU, industry and the military, focusing on priority areas such as security, policy and law, the High North and Arctic, heritage and recreation, and resource use. We're addressing the challenges which will confront us in the coming years, including ocean health, new trade routes and the security issues associated with the expansion of the great powers in to the South China Sea as well as in the High North.
The institute is bringing together expertise from Hull York Medical School and the School of Health and Social Work to build on our existing success in globally-significant applied healthcare research. We're doing this through a range of specialist units to help us become a centre of excellence in everything from research methodology to actual impact and outcomes.
The 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.
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