Staff research

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Visit our Research clusters

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, six of our subject areas were awarded world-leading status:
Law - Art and Design - English Language and Literature - Communication, Cultural and Media Studies - History - Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts

Our research projects

Our academic staff have an impressive record of external income generation, and our research has real impact. Here are some of our recent highlights:

Our research clusters:

Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE)

Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER)

Centre for Children's Book Studies

The Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy

Music for Health Research Centre


Anglia Ruskin Centre in Media and Culture

Labour History Research Unit

Research Unit for Intercultural and Transcultural Studies

Fine Art Research Unit

19th Century Studies Research Unit

Reinventing the Renaissance