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Research practice at the University of Sunderland is stitched into the very fabric of the institution.

For almost 100 years, researchers at the University have been challenging themselves and their subject in order to improve society across all its facets – from the early days of pharmacy to the support for heavy industry at its height, through to today's new sciences and advanced technologies.

Research inspires and drives our academic community; it delivers outstanding outcomes for the student experience and plays an influential supporting role in developing economies, societies and cultures regionally, nationally and globally. What makes our research stand out is that it’s relevant and responsive; inclusive and collaborative.

Our Research and Innovation Strategy

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Young and members of the research community introduce the University of Sunderland’s Research and Innovation Strategy:

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