Our research expertise
We maintain research excellence within our Schools and Departments, while actively promoting collaborative and interdisciplinary work. This is enhanced by world leading institutes, centres of excellence and research clusters working in collaboration with external partners. This page is an opportunity to share our researchers' expertise.
Dr Peter Campbell
Culture, Policy, Cities and Data
Peter's research to date has focused upon cultural policy, and on attempts to align culture and creativity with processes of socioeconomic urban regeneration.
Dr Ekaterina Balabanova
Senior Lecturer in Political Communication
Katia’s research interests lie at the intersection of international politics and international communication.
Dr Rachel Ashman
A Cultural Explorer of the Digital Economy
Rachel's research focuses on the interface between digital modes of communication and consumers.
Dr Firat Cengiz
Marie Curie Fellow: Law & Economics and Governance
Firat's primary research interests cover a wide range of issues in European governance, including EU economic governance and EU’s external policies.
Dr Sandeep Parmar
Poet, New Generation Thinker and Researcher in Modernist Literature
Sandeep is a poet and critic of contemporary British and American poetry as well as a researcher in Modernist Literature.
Professor Peter Shirlow
Expert in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice Research
Peter’s research focuses on the themes of conflict transformation and social justice.