Groups and Centres

Our research groups are a communications catalyst for the activity of hundreds of academic staff members.

The groups encourage exploration, enquiry and collaboration between staff and students. More than 70 research groups work across the nine Academic Schools with an aim to shape lives and society.

Find out more about our research groups, centres and projects.

Academic schools

Find out more about the research activities in each of our nine academic schools.

Staff profiles

Find out more about the research being undertaken by members of NTU academic staff.


We provide a wealth of field-specific research facilities for our students - a major factor in our excellent reputation.

Research vacancies

Find out about our current research opportunities.

Student profiles

Find out what some of our research students have been doing.

NTU is fantastic, the support and encouragement I have received has enabled me to carry out this research to a much higher level.
Rebekah Wood. Research Project: The Knitter's Tale: a contemporary interpretation of traditional machine lace patterns, skills and stories