Why join us

Why join us

We know that truly excellent researchers need truly excellent support.
Our dedicated experienced team are here to help and advise you at every step of your journey.

supporting your research

A whole team to support your research

At the University of Hull, we understand that research isn't just about making the breakthroughs. Grants need to be applied for, collaborations forged, impact analysed and results published. Doing these things well takes time and specialist knowledge, and that's why we have a team of people dedicated to supporting you behind the scenes so you can do what you do best - your amazing research.

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Our people

We find pathways to impact

At the University of Hull, has a genuine real-world basis and finding and translating the impact from our work is a core part of our culture. Our Research Excellence Team works to support the University's research standards and maintain our vibrant research culture. This not just  includes planning and preparations for our Research Excellence Framework submission, but also in embedding impact in the University's outputs. This includes research impact training and guidance, and support with 'Pathways to Impact' statements in funding applications.

We develop our researchers

Developing you and your skills has benefits for everyone. The University of Hull provides all researchers with training and development opportunities in flexible formats including workshops, one-to-one or online learning. Providing continuous development and training opportunities allows us to maintain a highly skilled research community carrying out high-quality, robust research by providing research integrity and ethics training. All researchers can receive training on every stage of the research lifecycle - from preparing a grant to promoting research outcomes.

We encourage excellent leadership

We support your career development and progression through peer-based mentoring and leadership programmes. We offer training and development opportunities tailored to early-career researchers in each of the faculties and through opportunities based in the University's Learning and Development Team. These include sessions in writing and peer-review training, and cover areas such as core leadership skills, student supervision skills and understanding the research funding landscape.

Cutting edge facilities to make your research happen

Viper - High Performance Computer

Viper is one of the leading High Performance Computing centres in the university sector, and the highest rated in the north of England. It can be used in a huge variety of ways, from single and multiple node tasks, high memory tasks and accelerated calculations among others.

Total Environment Simulator

The Total Environment Simulator (TES), based at The Deep aquarium, is a large world-class experimental facility designed for modelling environmental fluid and sediment dynamics in a wide range of settings and conditions. Its flexible modelling environment means we can simulate a huge variety of environmental conditions - from sea beds on Earth to hill slopes on Mars.

HIVE - Hull Immersive Visualization Environment

The Hull Immersive Visualization Environment (HIVE) provides researchers and industrial clients with an array of advanced visualization, motion capture and computer graphics technology.

Positron Emission Tomography CT scanner

The University of Hull is one of very few universities nationwide to have its own dedicated PET-CT scanner. This state-of-the-art facility uses medical imaging technology for research and the early diagnosis of diseases such as cancer and dementia.

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