Research and innovation
In the School of Design, we bring together creativity and innovation to explore new ideas and create new products.
Alongside fundamental design and technology research, we’re committed to solving real-world problems and providing solutions through the use of advanced technologies, design thinking, and creativity.
Our academic staff are also involved with a number of collaborative research centres.
We're leading collaborative research with other schools across the University to develop textile material solutions to clinical challenges.More on Clothworkers’ Centre for Textile Materials Innovation for Healthcare
Making an impact
Our researchers work extensively with industry to ensure our research brings the highest tangible impact to society and culture. Our impact work has four inconnected themes.