We aspire through our research to make world-leading contributions to understanding and addressing global challenges.
It is through our core activities of research and teaching that we really make our mark on society - at a regional, national and international level, helping to change people’s lives for the better.
Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea
Our role is to understand what is happening, to question accepted wisdom, to challenge simplistic analysis and to communicate with others. In doing so we shall help develop holistic solutions to the challenges facing the world and its people.
We plan to do this by:
Our Social Responsibility and Sustainability Strategy and Implementation Plan sets out how we will build on our existing strengths to achieve our objectives.
Explore research in each of our Colleges:
The University has a number of research centres and partnerships related to health, development, social justice, and the environment.
This article was published on Nov 10, 2010