Psychology research students

​​​​​​​The University of Gloucestershire has a vibrant academic community where creative research is conducted at a high level.

​​​​​​Each of our 8 academic schools contribute to our learning-led, research-informed environment. We embed research in all our activities, ensuring students and staff benefit from and contribute to vibrant subject communities, engaged in fundamental and applied research.

Our research has been rated as world-leading in all of our submitted research areas. More than 25% of the work in all six of the university’s submissions to the REF was recognised as internationally excellent or world leading. All results are available as ‘quality profiles’ on the REF website.

Our Research Priority Areas build on our strengths and recognise the opportunities to contribute to contemporary challenges. These include:

Sport, Exercise, Health and Wellbeing​​
Environmental Dynamics and Governance
Being Human: Past, Present and Future​​
Innovation, Design and Technology
Applied Business Research
Learning for Professional Contexts​

Contact us

Any more questions about research at the University of Gloucestershire? Please contact:

Academic Development Unit
+44 (0) 1242 71 4006​​​​​

Upcoming research events

Urba​n Futures 3 Conference

21-22 June 2018​

Conference of the Landscape Architecture Team of the University of Gloucestershire in collaboration with the Countryside and Community Research Institute.

​This conference calls upon landscape architects, art and architectural historians and theorists, architects, urban planners and designers, to analyse the concept of landscape of the past, critique the present, inform the future.

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The Search for New Stories to Live By – Professor Arran Stibbe’s Inaugural Lecture 

Wednesday 13 June 2018 at Park campus

The lecture begins by reading between the lines of everyday texts to reveal harmful hidden stories, and then turns to literary texts in the hope of discovering ways to reimagine the society we live in.

Refreshments will be available from 5:15pm at Elwes Reception, and the lecture starts at 6pm.

Tickets are free but booking is required.

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