Research

Research themes, centres and groups

Here at Teesside University our focus is on externally facing research that makes a practical difference to the lives of people and the success of businesses and economies. A University for innovation, we harness the expertise of our academic staff to solve real-world problems and enhance the student learning experience - ensuring Teesside is the go to place for research that makes a difference.

Our research addresses complex, multi and inter-disciplinary through to highly focussed discipline based research. Across five thematic areas, our Grand Challenges have adopted a collaborative and multifaceted approach which enables our research to cross traditional discipline boundaries and provide the fresh thinking needed to help address some of the biggest national and global 'Grand Challenges' society today faces.

 
 

Research centres and groups


Title Grand Challenge Theme
Behaviour, Health & Resilience Resilient and secure societies. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
BioSciences Resilient and secure societies. Link to . Health and wellbeing. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Business Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Centre for Crime, Harm, Prevention & Security Health and wellbeing. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to . Resilient and secure societies. Link to .
Design & Creative Innovation Sustainable environments. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Engineering Processes Resilient and secure societies. Link to . Health and wellbeing. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
English Sustainable environments. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Games, Animation, Media & the Arts Digital and creative economies. Link to . Health and wellbeing. Link to . Resilient and secure societies. Link to . Sustainable environments. Link to . Learning for the 21st century. Link to .
Healthcare Innovation Centre Health and wellbeing. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Identity, Practice and Policy in Education Health and wellbeing. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Machine Intelligence Digital and creative economies. Link to . Health and wellbeing. Link to . Learning for the 21st century. Link to .
Public Health Learning for the 21st century. Link to . Resilient and secure societies. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Regional & Local Historical Digital and creative economies. Link to . Health and wellbeing. Link to . Resilient and secure societies. Link to . Sustainable environments. Link to . Learning for the 21st century. Link to .
Rehabilitation & Exercise Sciences Sustainable environments. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Smart Systems and Energy Informatics Health and wellbeing. Link to . Digital and creative economies. Link to .
Software & Systems Learning for the 21st century. Link to .