A - Z of research centres
Advanced Technologies Research Group (ATRG)
The Advanced Technologies Research Group (ATRG) brings together research and knowledge transfer activities of staff in a range of different areas including Lift Technology and High Performance Engineering and Computing.
The Biosciences Research Group
The Biosciences Research Group includes molecular biology, microbiology, physiology and nutrition.
The Centre for Children and Youth (CCY)
The Centre for Children and Youth (CCY) specialises in project evaluations and reviews in areas relating to children and young people and is fully resourced to undertake primary data collection using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance (CCEG)
The Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance (CCEG) has over 20 research active staff and generates very considerable income through the work of the Funded Project Unit, whose activities are aligned with the centre. CEEG projects have a high impact on both policy and practice in the UK and abroad.
Centre for Health and Wellbeing Research
The Centre for Health and Wellbeing Research is led by the University of Northampton and NHS Northamptonshire. The centre aims to develop research that improves the health and wellbeing of the population of Northamptonshire.
The Centre for Practice-led Research in the Arts
The Centre for Practice-led Research in the Arts (CPLRA) focuses on developing high level creative activity, practice as research and professional practice.
Centre for Sustainable Wastes Management
The Centre for Sustainable Wastes Management is a multi-disciplinary research centre focusing on issues that are central to the national, regional and local sustainable and environmental economic agenda.
The Centre for Special Needs Education and Research (CeSNER)
The Centre for Special Needs Education and Research (CeSNER) comprises a team of 12 tutors and researchers working in the area of special educational needs and inclusive education.
Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes (CSAPP)
The mission of the Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes is to seek a scientific understanding of phenomena such as extrasensory perception, psychokinesis, and so-called psychic experiences as well as exceptional states of mind (spiritual, mystical, and peak experiences among others).
The China and Transitional Economics Research Centre
The China and Transitional Economics Research Centre is dedicated to research in the political economy of China and surrounding areas such as Chinese regional development, property rights and regional governance.
East Midlands Centre for Non-destructive Testing
The East Midlands Centre for Non-destructive Testing (EMCNDT) is a demonstration and research facility that combines the academic expertise of The University of Northampton with the national non-destructive testing business community.
Institute for Creative Leather Technologies
The Institute for Creative Leather Technologies engages in cross-disciplinary research that responds to the scientific and technological needs of the leather, fashion and footwear industries.
Natural Environment Research Group
The Natural Environment Research Group brings together research and knowledge transfer activities of staff in a range of different areas including Data Analysis and Modelling, Landscape Ecology and Biodiversity, Physical Geography and Radon and Health in the Built and Natural Environment.
NVision (immersive projection technologies and modelling centre)
NVision is a three dimensional (3D) immersive visualisation and computational modelling facility. Businesses can use the centre to develop and promote products using state of the art immersive technology.
Research Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narrative (CCFN)
The Research Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narrative (CCFN) is an interdisciplinary research group based within the Division of Media, English and Culture at The University of Northampton's School of The Arts.
Science and Technology Research in Pedagogy (STRiPe)
The Science and Technology Research in Pedagogy (STRiPe) group brings together academic members of staff who are interested research on various aspects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning and teaching.