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Welcome

Southampton Solent University has created an enabling environment for research and innovation among the researchers, scholars and learners here on campus. Research-informed teaching is at the heart of our approach to teaching and learning.

Research at Solent is firmly rooted in real-world application and industry practice. The four research and innovation hubs bring the strengths of the University together within core groups and provide researchers with the opportunity to work in an enabling and multi-disciplinary environment.

The University also has a dedicated research and innovation unit, providing cohesive support for research and innovation through a researcher development programme and the Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange Awards.

Creative and digital industries research and innovation hub

The creative and digital industries hub is a focus for excellence in the fields of visual art, visual design, cultural memory, interactive media, fashion, screen media, creativity and communications.

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Business and society research and innovation hub

The Business and Society Research Hub provides an environment where studies into private, public and third sector industries can thrive. The hub brings together those interested in fields such as social policy, business management, criminology, law and languages.

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Sport, health and wellbeing research and innovation hub

The sport, health and wellbeing hub recognises the rising prominence of sports science and health related disciplines here at Solent.

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Maritime, technology and environment research and innovation hub

The maritime, technology and environment research and innovation hub responds to Solent's strengths in acoustics, maritime, built environment and computing research - conducting studies that can make a real impact on industry thought leadership.

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Study a research degree

Find out more about studying for a postgraduate research degree here at Southampton Solent University.

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Recently awarded funding

View recently funded projects and learn more about research funding.

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Current projects

Find out more about research projects currently underway here at Solent.

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