Ways for business to work with us

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Research and innovation services

Meet the team

Key information and contacts for the Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (RIKE) team at the University.


Research Excellence Framework 2021

The Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF2021) will provide an assessment of the University of Huddersfield’s research and its impact.


Areas of Strategic Importance

Areas of Strategic Research Importance (ASRIs) are strategic themes at the University of Huddersfield which create a focus for the development of our research portfolio


Research with Impact

As an institution, we recognise the importance of looking beyond academia to address global challenges and make a real difference, socially and economically.


Find a research degree

A research degree can equip you with a greater range of transferable skills and help your CV stand out. Explore our Master's by Research and PhD options here.


Research institutes and centres

We advance research, innovation and collaboration across all of our academic departments and more than 70 research institutes and centres.

Our academic experts

Our staff have expertise across an impressive range of disciplines and specialities and are known for their commitment to innovation, entrepreneurship and knowledge exchange.

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100% of our academic staff are Fellows of the (HEA)*

Find a supervisor

Find out who's doing the kind of research you are interested in by using the Huddersfield Research Portal to find academic staff in your field. You can familiarise yourself with their research and contact them directly.


Research strategy and governance

Producing excellent research which impacts on global quality of life by supporting the personal and career development of our researchers.


Athena SWAN

The University of Huddersfield supports gender equality and we are committed to the Equality Challenge Unit’s Athena SWAN Charter.


Specialist facilities and equipment

Whatever your need, be it a specialist service, testing, analysis or simulation you can access our resources to develop your business.

Recent research highlights

The latest research from our academics.


*Permanent staff, after probation: some recently appointed colleagues will only obtain recognition in the months after their arrival in Huddersfield, once they have started teaching; research degrees applies to those on contracts of more than half-time.