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Welcome to RIE at Solent

Research doesn't just live in publications and journals - the effects of groundbreaking research can be found everywhere you look. That's why research at Solent has always been firmly rooted in industry needs and real-world application.

Here, you can explore our main areas of research and current projects, meet our researchers, and find out how we support research and work with business. Doctoral students will find access to support and key information about undertaking postgraduate research in the research degrees section.

RIE @ Solent

Find out about our main areas of research, access the Solent research repository, and explore current and recent projects, as well as key activities which support the growth of research and innovation in the Solent region.

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Meet our researchers

The research community at Solent is active across the University, with strong links to innovation and enterprise. Our researcher profiles outline their specialisms, their research outputs and their current projects.

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Research degrees

Find out about current opportunities for postgraduate research at Solent, practical information about studying for a research degree, and what to expect from the application process. These pages also include information about important milestones on the way to achieving your research degree, and guidance on important policy and regulations.

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Researcher support

Our dedicated research, innovation and enterprise team supports researchers with professional development and tailored research and innovation support services. From research skills training sessions, to dedicated support with bids and funding, here you'll find out more about the support available to research active staff and students.

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Work with us

Solent University has a long history of collaborating with both regional and national businesses on research, consultancy projects, and creative briefs. Find out how your business - no matter how big or small - can benefit from working with us through access to specialised knowledge, talent, funding, facilities, and equipment.

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