Our research environment
Our culture of innovation, strong community and outstanding facilities will help you achieve your research ambitions.
Vision for research and enterprise
Our vision is to be an international powerhouse of learning, discovery and enterprise, whose excellence is acknowledged locally, nationally and globally.
Professional support, career development, involvement and information - just some of the reasons why Bristol has been singled out as the UK's best employer of researchers.
Engaging with the public
Engaging with the public about our work ensures it has impact and relevance beyond the University's walls and is informed by society's values and opinions.
Research governance, integrity and ethics
We have put a set of regulations, principles and standards of good practice in place to ensure our research is safe, ethical and methodologically sound.
Responsible research assessment
We have developed a position statement outlining our institutional approach to research evaluation and assessment, including the responsible use of quantitative metrics.
Facilities and equipment
Our facilities can help your business carry out testing, analysis, simulation and trials - either in partnership or with our expert technical support.
Research Excellence Framework
The results of REF 2021 highlight the outstanding quality and impact of Bristol’s research across all subjects and disciplines.
We are committed to building a global reputation in higher education and research. We will continue to improve our strong record of regional, national and international partnerships across our teaching and research base.
Division of Research, Enterprise and Innovation (DREI)
DREI's multi-disciplinary teams of professionals provide advice, guidance and support to academic, student and entrepreneur communities, to help grow the University's research and impact.
International Research Partnerships
We encourage interdisciplinary research by funding workshops and fellowships; staging lectures and debates; and by facilitating interaction between Bristol academics and other outstanding scholars, industry and the cultural sector.
Discover the range of funding options available for postgraduate students.