The largest arts and design research community in Europe

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    Lynne Finn

    Research news & events

    Current news and events from our research community.

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    Jeremy Till, Broken Middle

    Research staff

    Profiles of our researchers and research professoriate from across the university.

At University of the Arts London, practice and theory-based research enriches our creative environment and positively impacts the work of UAL students and staff, demonstrating our leading global status in the arts, design and communication sectors.

Our academics play a prominent role in the UK’s creative culture, with research outcomes that enrich cultural life, enhance public awareness and understanding of major issues, and are of benefit to the creative and cultural industries.

The University has a vibrant Research culture across its six colleges, with eight University Research Centres and the University Innovation Insights Hub, which lead innovative research and disseminate this through exhibitions, publications, conferences, festivals and workshops.

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    Stephen Farthing

    Current research

    View current research from UAL researchers in the University's online repository.

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    Neil Cummings

    Research projects

    A range of our current and completed research projects.

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    Lucy Orta, Fabulae Romanae

    Research centres

    A focus for excellent research in identified areas of strength.

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    Sława Harasymowicz, Ersatz, part of the installation, Krakow Ethnographic Museum 2014

    Research degrees

    Theoretical and practice-based research programmes (PhD or MPhil).

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    Paul Coldwell

    Research impact

    Case studies and information about the impact of our research.

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    Mark Fairnington, Bulls and Flora, 2012

    Research environment

    UAL researcher support, research infrastructure & strategy