Research investigates potential hazards when driving in fog
To drive safely we need to be able to process visual information effectively. A recent experiment aimed to investigate how well we can see potential hazards when driving, after dark, in fog.Read more>
New generation of sound planners could transform urban environments
A recent report from a major European research project provides the techniques, tools, knowledge and skills to better plan the sound environment of our cities.Read more>
Partnerships and collaborations
Our work with key partners, from leading architectural practices and professional organisations to community groups and regional authorities, keeps us at the forefront of innovative architectural research. We have profiled some case studies of our collaborative working.Case study: Stories of Change> Case study: Insurgent Regeneration> Case Study: Designing for Wellbeing in Environments for Later Life >
Faculty of Social Sciences
Our research addresses the major challenges facing society and our ideas are leading academic debates internationally and shaping policy and practice across the globe.