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Research Institutes, Centres and Groups

Brunel University has an extensive range of interdisciplinary Centres and Institutes, thriving departmental research Groups and excellent Networks and Labs all tackling the problems of our society and working collaboratively with our partners on innovative solutions. 

Browse the showcase below to find out what research we do in your area of interest. 

Brunel Institutes

Research Centres

Research Groups

Aerospace

Aerospace

Banking

Banking

Digital Economy

Digital Economy

Focusing on international digital economy research capability in areas including cyber security, trust, identity and privacy challenges, and big data analytics.

Digital Process and Simulation

Digital Process and Simulation

Emerging Energy Technologies

Emerging Energy Technologies

Engineering Management and Sustainability

Engineering Management and Sustainability

Equitable Development and Resilience

Equitable Development and Resilience

Mechanics of Solids and Structures

Mechanics of Solids and Structures

Organ-on-a-Chip

Organ-on-a-Chip

To develop low-cost manufacturing techniques and control systems for Organ-on-a-Chip (OOC) devices; investigate biodegradable scaffold materials for tissue formation at the micro-scale; investigate the role of endocrine-disrupting hormones on cancer initiation using co-cultured cells within OOC devices; develop 3D tissue models to understand the aetiology of syndromes associated with the microbiome.

Robotics and Automation

Robotics and Automation

Social Justice

Social Justice

Concepts of social justice and understanding of climate change, health and wellbeing, digitalisation, poverty, conflict and inequality.

Sustainable energy

Sustainable energy

Thermofluids and Thermodynamics

Thermofluids and Thermodynamics

Networks and Labs