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Research groups

The School’s research is focused on 4 strategic themes: communications and sensing, health technologies (biomedical engineering, biomimetic materials, bioinformatics), bioenergy and sustainability, and understanding complex systems (physical, statistical/probabilistic, and knowledge engineering). Recently, the School has established two Research Institutes to strengthen it's strategic activities:


In addition, the School has a number of multidisciplinary Research Groups, drawing together skills from across the school:

Academic Groups                                                  

The research is underpinned by six academic groups. Each Academic Group reflects underlying competence and facilities. Academic Groups are also the basis for our degree programmes.

The School's 6 Academic Groups are:

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research