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Research at UCLan

  • WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH WITH REAL-WORLD IMPACT


    In the most recent UK-wide Research Assessment Exercise, UCLan achieved judgements of ‘world-leading’ research in eleven of its research areas and a further six ranked ‘internationally excellent’.

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  • WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH WITH REAL-WORLD IMPACT


    In the most recent UK-wide Research Assessment Exercise, UCLan achieved judgements of ‘world-leading’ research in eleven of its research areas and a further six ranked ‘internationally excellent’.

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  • WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH WITH REAL-WORLD IMPACT


    In the most recent UK-wide Research Assessment Exercise, UCLan achieved judgements of ‘world-leading’ research in eleven of its research areas and a further six ranked ‘internationally excellent’.

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Welcome to the UCLan research pages.

Over the past decade, the University of Central Lancashire has promoted a research culture based on quality and excellence. We have a community of researchers that are respected by their academic peers and are not afraid to tackle real-world issues and problems.

Our research delivers highly cited academic output, as well as providing impact to the industries, organisations and community groups with whom we work around the world. As an institution, UCLan is serious about research and the wider benefits that it has to our stakeholders, and we are dedicated to cultivating a research environment that will generate the innovative ideas required to tackle the global challenges of our modern world.

Professor Robert Walsh
University Director of Research and Innovation

Explore our research

Find out about our world-leading research with real-world impact. Looking for more specific details about our research themes, groups, staff or facilities?

Research students

Want to carry out postgraduate research? The research students’ section provides information for prospective research students, including: types of research degree, how to apply, funding and training.




Breakthrough Research