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Research centres

Our researchers combine rigour with relevance, aiming to solve real-world problems that meet the challenges of the global economy and society. Our research has already had an impact on society in numerous ways, such as:

High-quality research is key to everything we do. Our academic staff conduct significant research involving major companies and external organisations; their findings inform their teaching so students benefit from their up-to-date knowledge.

Explore our research centres to find out more about our cutting-edge work.

Digital Finance (CDF)

Brings together researchers to investigate the electronic world including electronic financial markets and banking, the largest and most important electronic marketplaces in the world.

Work and Organisations

This research group is organised around the themes of work, organisational change, leadership, collaborative learning and corporate social responsibility.


CORMSIS' activity in operational research, management science and information systems research is of a breadth and depth unrivalled in the UK.

Centre for Risk Research (CRR)

CRR aims to develop approaches to its analysis and to help individuals and organisations to improve the quality of decision-making and to effectively manage risk and uncertainty.

Advanced Project Management Research Centre

The Advanced Project Management Research Centre (APROM) is a community of academic experts and industry leaders, working in collaboration for the advancement of project management knowledge and practice.

Centre for Marketing Research

The Centre for Marketing Research (TCRM) pursues research that advances marketing theory and addresses practical issues experienced by the modern-day marketer.

Product Returns Research Group (PRRG)

Researchers and practitioners from various disciplines collaborate in the PRRG to address all issues related to product returns in multichannel retail.


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