Research with Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business

The faculty has substantial research excellence and international reputation across the disciplines of English, creative writing, history, education, contemporary arts practice, art theory and history, theatre, dance, performing arts and music, science and technology, digital arts, photography, art and technology, curatorial practice, architecture and environmental building.

With over 450 postgraduate and research students in our international partnership, the Faculty of Art, Humanities and Business offers far ranging interdisciplinary research expertise including two research institutes, and includes The Arts Institute.

School of HPA Digital Research Repository

Some of our HPA researchers introduce themselves over short videos, sharing their research interests and current projects.

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Cornerstone Heritage

Cornerstone Heritage is an interdisciplinary research initiative that brings together staff from across the University of Plymouth working in the field of heritage (or how we live with the past today).

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Displacement Studies Research Network

The Displacement Studies Research Network is a global multidisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners and organisations working at the intersection between displacement, heritage, and creativity to research, share, and enhance the impact and power of the creative agencies of displaced peoples, their culture, identity, heritage, health and wellbeing.

Justice and Imagination in Global Displacement

The Justice and Imagination in Global Displacement research collective comprises multidisciplinary academics whose work deals with global challenges cross-cutting issues of social and spatial displacement (and associated harms), migration, memory and material culture, identity, race and ethnicity.

Plymouth Business School

Our-research active community produces high quality multi and interdisciplinary research of local, national and international importance. Studying at Plymouth Business School will connect you with this research and thought leadership – translating, applying and testing ideas, concepts and models into the world of business.

You will be working with pioneering academics of global standing who have extensive and active networks in a range of industries.

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