Our Research Centres have each been established as a platform from which we respond to emerging research topics. They foster a sharpened focus on specific areas of enquiry and promote increased visibility and impact for our research. Proposals for new Research Centres follow a prescribed approvals process and each Centre undergoes a formal review every three years.
ACHR is interested in understanding, identifying and improving the effectiveness of HR practices to facilitate organizational competitiveness, encourage individual growth and development and enhance performance, quality and work-related attitudes and behaviours. Click here for more details on ACHR.
Servitization is about manufacturers moving away from seeing themselves just as companies that sell products, towards being providers of services that help customers to improve their own businesses. Click here for more details on ACSRP.
The centre was established in 2011, and is already positioned at the leading edge of research in this subject area. It houses a blend of academic and practical research, with engagement with policy makers at local, national and international levels. Click here for more details on ACRIB.
Since 2001, members of the Aston Centre for Research Into Safety and Security (The Aston CRISIS Centre) at Aston Business School have been researching and consulting on safety and security for organisations. Click here for more details on CRISIS.
The ERC is an independent research centre which conducts policy relevant research on SME growth and development. Click here for more information on ERC.
The ERRN was established in 2006 with the aim of stimulating cross disciplinary research in the area of risk management and providing an exceptional training ground for the next generation of academic researchers, regulators and practitioners. Click here for more details on ERRN.
Aston Business School is committed to implementing a strategy for Social Responsibility and Sustainability (SRS) and was one of the first UK Business Schools to sign up to the UN’s “Principles of Responsible Management”. Click here for more details on SRCG.
Cross-disciplinary Research Centres span disciplinary boundaries to enable focused and collaborative research with other Schools of Study at Aston University:
The Aston India Foundation brings together the expertise of world-renowned academics and practitioners to carry out cutting edge research and provide consultancy that is directly relevant to today’s dynamic business environment. Click here for more details on AIFAR.
EBRI delivers World-class research into all aspects of bioenergy, ranging from fundamental research through development, to deployment of innovative technologies, in collaboration with industry. Click here for more information on EBRI.