Research Areas

Accounting and Finance
Centre for Research in Accounting Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS)

The Finance and Banking Research Centre


Leicester School of Architecture research
Digital Building Heritage (DBHG) 


Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Dance (CIRID)
Drama Research
Fine Art Practices Group
Music, Technology and Innovation - Institute for Sonic Creativity (MTI2)

Communication and learning

Centre for Intercultural Research in Communication and Learning (CIRCLe)

Computer technology

Cyber Security Centre (CSC)
Cyber Technology Institute (CTI)
Imaging and Displays Research Group (IDRG) 
Software Technology Research Laboratory (STRL)


Design and New Product Development

Energy and sustainable development

Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD)


Institute of Engineering Sciences (IES)

Fashion and textiles

Design and New Product Development
Textile Engineering and Materials (TEAM)

Health sciences

Biomedical and Environmental Health Group
Biomolecular Technology Group
Human Communication Studies
Pharmaceutical Technologies
Pharmacy Practice
Social Study of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell   


Centre for Adaptations
Centre for Textual Studies (CTS)
English Research
History Research Group

Informatics (Information technology)

Centre for Computational Intelligence (CCI)
Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)
Context, Intelligence and Interaction Research Group (CII)
De Montfort University Interdisciplinary Group in Intelligent Transport Systems (DIGITS)
Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IAI)
Virtual Reality and Assisted Living Research Group (ViR.AL)

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