External Research Events

Our Reflections Seminar Programme is designed to celebrate new, challenging and provocative thinking in architecture by inviting a range of international speakers to share their work.

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Investigating road lighting and the effects on safety

A major new research project will study how lighting on main roads can be optimised to enhance drivers’ abilities to detect potential hazards.

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Housing and care for an ageing population – can we do better?

Researchers have investigated how ageing-in-place can be supported, allowing people to age well, with dignity, in their own homes and communities.

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Our research

We aim to shape national research agenda and policy on the built environment and proactively address public and professional needs. Our research is grouped into three main areas.

Design, Engagement and Practice> People, Environments and Performance> Space, Cultures and Politics>
Research groups
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World-leading talent

As one of the UK’s top 4 research schools we attract excellent national and international researchers who all contribute to a thriving research environment.

Our Researchers> Visiting Professors and Academics> PhD Opportunities>