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Research Centres

Research Centres and Networks operate across the University, providing a focus for excellent research in identified areas of strength.

They support groups of researchers in a range of activities that extend beyond the remit of individual projects, creating an environment where debate can flourish, providing a sound foundation for future work.

Afterall
Afterall is a Research Centre of University of the Arts London, located at Central Saint Martins. We undertake contemporary art research within this framework and in partnership with other international educational and cultural institutions.

Afterall

Afterall is a Research Centre of University of the Arts London, located at Central Saint Martins. We undertake contemporary art research within this framework and in partnership with other international educational and cultural institutions.

Centre for fashion curation
The Centre for Fashion Curation challenges and develops theory and practices by demonstrating and enabling rigorous, innovative and experimental work within fashion curation.

Centre for Fashion Curation

The Centre for Fashion Curation challenges and develops theory and practices by demonstrating and enabling rigorous, innovative and experimental work within fashion curation.

Centre for Sustainable Fashion
Centre for Sustainable Fashion is celebrating more than 10 years

Centre for Sustainable Fashion

The Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) explores the field of design for sustainability and its application to fashion as both artistic and business practice.

Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice
Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice

Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice

Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP) aims to develop the emerging disciplinary field of sound arts.

Grippa Clip
Design Against Crime (DAC) is a socially responsive, practice-based research initiative, which uses the processes and products of design to reduce all kinds of crime and promote community safety whilst improving quality-of-life.

Design Against Crime

Design Against Crime (DAC) is a socially responsive, practice-based research initiative, which uses the processes and products of design to reduce all kinds of crime and promote community safety whilst improving quality-of-life.

Ligatus
Ligatus is leading research within libraries and archives with particular interests in historical bookbinding.

Ligatus

Ligatus is leading research within libraries and archives with particular interests in historical bookbinding.

Moose on the Loose
The Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC) commissions new and innovative research into photography and culture.

Photography and the Archive Research Centre

The Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC) commissions new and innovative research into photography and culture.

Transnational Art, Identity and Nation
The Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation is a forum for historical, theoretical and practice-based research in architecture, art, communication, craft and design.

Transnational Art, Identity and Nation

The Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation is a forum for historical, theoretical and practice-based research in architecture, art, communication, craft and design.

Innovation Insights Hub
The Innovation Insights Hub connects insights and ideas from creative research and practice to contemporary challenges resulting in innovative outcomes for society and business.

Innovation Insights Hub

The Innovation Insights Hub connects insights and ideas from creative research and practice to contemporary challenges resulting in innovative outcomes for society and business.

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Centre for Circular Design

Centre for Circular Design's work is focused on how design practice can innovate and inform the development of the circular economy for materials, textiles, fashion and other design fields.