Research at NTU
To us, research is about more than writing papers and proposing new ideas. It’s about bringing together the brightest minds to reimagine research and find the answers to the questions that really matter.Sign up for Research alerts
Courage, creativity and collaboration – these are the foundations of our research. And we are just getting started. Our brave approach to research is opening the door to bright new ideas and endless possibilities. For colleagues and students, we’re disrupting the internal landscape to enable bright minds to rise up and make a difference. For businesses we’re redefining what it means to engage with our community. For our community, we’re creating new opportunities to build and grow.
90% of NTU research is considered to be ‘world-leading’, ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘internationally recognised.'
Research Excellence Framework (REF) results, 2014
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NTU's Research Peaks exemplify our outstanding research and pioneering researchers who work to develop world-leading projects that have life-changing and global impact.
Our research experts are working with partners and funders across five key research themes that aim to respond to a range of challenges in business, industry and wider society.
Spanning all academic Schools, our specialist Research Centres bring together experts to undertake life-changing research that is helping to shape our future.
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Tue 30 Nov 2021
NTU awarded funding for widening participation in postgraduate research
NTU has been awarded funding under a joint Research England and Office for Students (OfS) programme to improve access and participation for Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups in postgraduate research (PGR) study.
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