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Research in Engineering, Technology and Environment

Our research benefits organisations, communities and the environment through leading in developments in areas such as sustainable engineering, renewable energies, forensic science, biological and biomedical sciences, computing, air quality and geography. We are well established in the field of computer science and are at the forefront of research in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics.

Research centres

Our interdisciplinary approach to research means you will find research in the field of Engineering, Technology and Environment in a range of different centres across our University.

Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies (CBRT)

Our aim is to improve health, quality of life and healthcare provision by solving complex biomechanical issues through highly innovative and integrated approaches. Our vision is to advance the understanding of musculoskeletal biomechanics through research and scholarship.

Centre for Business, Innovation and the Regions

Bringing together internationally-recognised academics with a commitment to applied impactful research that engages with policy and practice. Analysing inequalities, employment and welfare; innovation and leadership; and regional economic development, regeneration and foundational economies.

Centre for Smart Systems, AI and Cybersecurity (SSAICS)

SSAICS is a multidisciplinary research centre with a specific focus on smart systems, artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity and their applications.

Staffordshire Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Engineering

Our vision is to carry out world-leading theoretical and applied research and knowledge exchange to address complex real-world engineering challenges to improve peoples’ lives and the environment they live in, improving life satisfaction, productivity, and sustainability.

Research projects

This is just a sample of the exciting research currently ongoing at Staffordshire University.

Latest research - engineering, technology and environment news

The Research, Innovation and Impact Services team can provide information about all aspects of research at Staffordshire University.

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