The Temporary Contemporary mission is to examine and expand visual culture across the community of Huddersfield

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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 Art, Design and Architecture welcomes interdisciplinary research across a number of key research areas with supervisors from a variety of backgrounds

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Research centres


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

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The Global Disaster Resilience Centre is committed to excellence in research, education and advocacy to improve the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.

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The Innovative Design Lab conducts theory based and applied research into product design, and especially in the built environment, pushing the impact of design thinking and practice to new areas.

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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 Manager, Sharon Baines: