Faculty research groups
We host twelve faculty research groups. These are interdisciplinary hubs for innovative research. Find out about our work and how to get involved.
Ageing and the Life Course
Interdisciplinary work focused on improving well-being and quality of life in older age.
Bringing together researchers to examine policies and practices in the production of culture.
Strong, actionable research to understand and shape how digital technologies are changing society.
Education and Pedagogy
Examining how education can be transformative at both an individual and a societal level.
Families and Parenting
Looking at how policy and law define and support ‘good parenting’.
Research addressing methodological and conceptual approaches to the study of gender, sexuality and feminist theory.
Global Political Economy
Addressing the transformations brought about by globalisation.
Health, Science and Technology
Exploring the human and social impacts of health and science interventions at national and global levels.
Focused on collaborative work that examines Global Development Challenges at the interface of the social and natural worlds.
Perspectives on Work
Looking at the analysis of work and its governance in the contemporary world.
Smart Networks for Sustainable Futures
Using the power of networks to find long-term solutions to contemporary issues.
Urban Research Cluster
Facilitating collaborative research into urbanism around the world.
We want to work with external collaborators in Bristol and beyond to collectively address social challenges. Contact us to find out how we can work together.