Research

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) rated the majority of research in the School of Human and Life Sciences as world leading and internationally excellent.

Research

The School’s extensive research and knowledge exchange portfolio delivers insights that have informed national policy and programmes such as the Change 4 Life campaign.

However, it also contributes to a research enhanced offer to students that embeds research involvement in the curriculum and allows students to experience first-hand how the human and life sciences subjects and disciplines they are studying make a difference to society, the environment and people’s lives.

 

RESEARCH IN SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCES

Our research in this field is organised across three themes: clinical exercise science, human performance, and policy, politics and education.

Learn more about our research in Sport and Exercise Sciences

RESEARCH IN EVENTS, LEISURE AND TOURISM

Our work in this area encompasses a range of interests including culture, tourism and events.

Discover more about our research in Events, Leisure and Tourism

RESEARCH IN LIFE SCIENCES

We have a number of established research groups and seek to engage our students as active collaborators in the production of knowledge.

Find out more about our research in Life Sciences

Find out more about the ERG Conference

 

SPORTS LAB

Our professional Sports Lab provides research-informed scientific services to sportspeople and organisations.

Discover more about Sports Lab 

SPEAR

The Centre for Sport, Physical Education and Activity Research (SPEAR) has a national reputation for excellence and innovation.

Learn more about SPEAR

REF 2014 Results

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) rated the majority of research in the School of Human and Life Sciences as world leading and internationally excellent.

Read more about our REF 2014 results

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