Our faculties run award-winning research programmes that make valuable contributions to business, industry and the community.
Research is led by experienced directors of research recognised internationally for their contributions. They give postgraduates the opportunity to carry out leading research at world-class facilities, and provide businesses with world-leading expertise.
Your comprehensive list of research activities happening right now across the university.
We solve real-world problems – and benefit business, industry and communities here and around the world – with high-quality research in a vibrant cross-disciplinary academic community.
- Advanced Virtual and Technological Architecture Research (AVATAR) Laboratory
- Applied Linguistics Research Group
- Business, Human Rights and the Environment Research Group
- Centre for Applied Research and Outreach in Language Education (CAROLE)
- Centre for Computer & Computational Science
- Computational Mechanics & Reliability Group
- Computer Security, Audit, Forensics & Education
- Greenwich GIScience Research Group
- Greenwich Maritime Centre
- History Research Activity Group
- Law & Criminology Research Group
- Literature and Drama Research Group
- Media & Communications Research Group
- Numerical & Applied Mathematics Unit
- Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis
- Politics Research Group
- Research in Digital Art & Design, Film & Media
- Sociology Research Group
- Statistics & Operational Research Group
- Sustainable Built Environment Research Group
We influence and enhance business policy and practice, with research programmes that focus on five key area: social network analysis, public services, work and employment, governance, risk and accountability, and supply chain management.
- Centre for Business Network Analysis
- Centre for Governance, Risk & Accountability
- Economic Development Resource Centre
- Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre
- Leadership and Organisational Behaviour Research Group
- Public Services International Research Unit
- Supply Chain Management Research Group
- Tourism Research Centre
- Work & Employment Research Unit
A hub of high-quality academic and applied research into education, health, psychology and social care.
- Centre for Applied Health Research
- Centre for Applied Social Research
- Centre for Leadership and Enterprise
- Centre for the Study of Play and Recreation
- Literacy Research & Development Centre
- Nursing & Applied Social Research Group
- Safeguarding Hub: Children, young people and their families
- Sexual Health Research and Practice Group
- Social Enterprise Social Work and Health Development
Our research has received worldwide praise and recognition. The faculty's researchers regularly present their work at national and international conferences, and our postgraduate students frequently secure top positions.
- Centre for Innovative and Smart Infrastructure
- Centre for Innovative Product Development & Manufacturing
- Chemical Ecology and Plant Biochemistry Group
- Ecosystem Services Research Group
- Internet Security Research Laboratory
- Manufacturing Engineering Research Group
- Medway Centre for Pharmaceutical Science
- Mobile & Wireless Communications Research Laboratory
- Molecular Virology and Entomology Research Group
- Pest Behaviour Research Group
- Plant Health Group
- Postharvest Science and Technology Group
- Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology