Our innovative academics produce high quality international and world-leading research that addresses today’s challenges. Our programmes support and nurture our postgraduate research students and early career researchers. We put research, innovation and knowledge exchange at the centre of everything we do.
Our Research Institutes, first established in 2018, enhance the quality of our research environment and create more opportunities to achieve world- leading impact through their activities.
Our Research Centres, first established in 2019, help us grow and develop our research activity in diverse areas, providing a vibrant and active environment to nurture our early career researchers and attract collaborators who can contribute to, and benefit from, the impact of the research.Explore Centres
General research enquiries
All general research enquiries should be directed to Alexis Holden, Director of Research and Enterprise Service.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3521
Prospective research students
If you are interested in applying to UCLan for postgraduate research, please contact:
- If you require information about undertaking a research degree email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For further information, please see our pages on How to Apply.
All public engagement enquiries should be directed to:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894462
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Collaborative research enquiries
If you are a business, public sector or other organisation or community group, interested in collaborative research, please contact:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 895500
For all media enquiries, please contact the UCLan press team:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894424
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