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Research and projects

Multimedia installation with pastel colours and a lightening
Multimedia installation with pastel colours and a lightening
Multimedia Installation by Janet Waring Rago, Summer Show

Discover our world-leading research and enterprise

Our research enhances cultural life and a diverse range of communities.

Find out about our current and completed research by UAL researchers and UAL research students.

  • Textiles
    Creating high-end textiles from zero-value pre consumer waste sources, image courtesy of UAL
    Trash-2-Cash

    Research in turning textile and paper fibres into new materials for luxury products through an international collaboration of design, strategy and technology research.

  • A young man taking of a sweat shirt with a 'Wu-Tang' logo
    Subcultures: Then and Now

    A groundbreaking research project exploring subcultural style and its impact on fashion, curation and culture.

  • Mina Jahić from the Rescuers Project PCRC, Credit - Dr Paul Lowe
    Art and Reconciliation: Conflict, Culture and Community

    A collaborative project that aims to improve our understanding of a major global security challenge through various creative practices.

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