Research centres and facilities Business School

The Business School's main research expertise is located in these research groups.

Centre for Business Network Analysis

Insights into the ways people relate to one another within and across organisations.

Centre for Research on Employment and Work

Research ethos representing collaboration, social justice, fairness and transparency through cross-cutting themes and strategic interests.

Connected cities

We engage in relevant academic research and consultancy projects in the UK and internationally.


Working with current students, local businesses and organisations to support entrepreneurship.

Institute of Political Economy, Governance, Finance and Accountability

Analysing economic, social and corporate practices and issues.

Tourism Research Centre

Exploring any aspect of tourism studies.