Research Degrees

We aim to foster the next generation of creative researchers, and boast a dynamic and interactive learning community that will enable postgraduate research students to nurture, develop and exploit their talents


Conferences and events

Explore research conferences and events held in the School of Art, Design and Architecture


Temporary Contemporary

The Temporary Contemporary initiative is a partnership project of Queensgate Market, Kirklees Council and the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Huddersfield which aims to examine and expand visual culture across the community of Huddersfield


As part of a major expansion in research activity the University has made available University Research Scholarships.

You can also find out more about scholarships available within the School of Art, Design and Architecture

Research Ethics and Governance

All research within the School of Art, Design and Architecture is conducted to the highest possible ethical standards that are compliant with the Concordat on Research Integrity. For more information visit the School of Art, Design and Architecture ethics page.


Potential Supervisors

The School of Arts and Humanities welcomes interdisciplinary research across a number of key research areas with supervisors from a variety of backgrounds

Research centres


Urban Design, Architecture and Sustainability

The Centre for Urban Design, Architecture and Sustainability comprises three research themes: Urban Design, Architectural Practice and Humanities, and Sustainable Environments and Practice.


Cultural Ecologies in Art, Design and Architecture

This research centre combines concentrations of research themes existing in the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Huddersfield.


Innovative Design Lab

The lab conducts theory based and applied research generally into product design. It cuts across the areas of architectural design, construction management, interior design, new product development, engineering, social sciences and healthcare.


Technical Textiles Research Centre

Textile research for various technical applications particularly focusing on chemical-functionalisation of textiles

Contact us

Please get in contact with us if you have any questions about our research or undertaking postgraduate research in the School of Art, Design and Architecture as well as further information on how to apply or to check the progress of a current application please contact our Research Team: sadapgradmin@hud.ac.uk