Research Centres, Clusters and Institutes

Research Centres

Research Centres develop the School's contribution to established themes with a strong focus on applying ideas through funding and impact related work. The School currently hosts three:

- Centre for Entrepreneurship

- The Agility Centre

- Centre for Sports Business


Research Clusters

Research Clusters are grass-roots driven and interdisciplinary, focussing on the development of new theoretical and empirical work, typically at the early stages of the knowledge production/impact cycle. The Management School currently hosts five Research Clusters:

- Consumption and Experiential Marketing

- Econometrics and Business Statistics

- History, Society and Institutions

- International Business

- People and Employment



The Management School also engages with institutes from across the wider University.

Institute for Risk and Uncertainty

The University Institute for Risk and Uncertainty is a unique concentration of expertise across many disciplines from different faculties including engineering, physical and life sciences, management and social sciences.

Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice

The Heseltine Institute brings together academic expertise from across the University with policy-makers and practitioners to support the development of successful, sustainable cities and city regions.