Research in the Faculty of Science & Technology

Science and Technology research

Our research tells a story of continued, accelerating expansion and demonstrates our commitment to developing close links with industry, the public sector, professions and business. We're involved in major European research projects, and home to the world-leading Global Sustainability Institute.

The Faculty of Science and Technology continues to grow its international research profile. We have major European research projects both ongoing and recently won. We have two world leading research institutes in the Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) and the Anglia Ruskin Information Technology Institute (ARITI) working with governments and stakeholders across the globe. Our research is embedded in our departments as well as our research institutes.

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Our research departments

  • Biology



    From animal behaviour and zoology to marine biology, we’ll help you develop practical skills and knowledge and encourage your passion for wildlife and the environment

    Discover more about the department of Biology

  • Biomedical & Forensic Sciences

    Department of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences

    Biomedical & Forensic Sciences

    Investigate, test, analyse, diagnose and treat in our multi-function laboratory, which was nominated for an S-Lab award.

    Find out more about Biomedical & Forensic Sciences

  • Computing & Technology

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    Computing & Technology

    Take advantage of our impressive technology and equipment, in a relaxed and friendly learning environment across our campuses.

    Find out more about Computing &Technology

  • Engineering & the Built Environment

    Department of Engineering and the Built Environment

    Engineering & the Built Environment

    We’ve the largest choice of engineering and built environment courses in the East of England, many of which are accredited by professional bodies.

    Find out more about Engineering & the Built Environment

  • Psychology

    Department of Psychology


    Cambridge is a world-renowned location for psychology, and we’re buzzing with world-leading research and new discoveries.

    Find out more about Psychology

  • Sport & Exercise Sciences

    Department of Life Sciences

    Sport & Exercise Sciences

    You'll find outstanding exercise science testing facilities, a sport-focused culture and courses that access industry experts.

    Find out more about Sport & Exercise Sciences

  • Vision & Hearing Sciences

    Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences

    Vision & Hearing Sciences

    Our award-winning department will give you hands-on experience in a research-active environment.

    Find out more about Vision & Hearing Sciences

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