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At Brighton Business School we are committed to intellectual excellence through research, and our research activity is at the centre of all that we do.

Cutting-edge, high quality research

According to the Research Excellence Framework 2014:

  • 92% of our research is rated as being world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of the impact it makes.
  • This makes us a top 5 university for world-leading impact in Business and Management Studies.
  • The University of Brighton has been placed in the top 25% of the sector for its research.

A testimony to the quality of our research is also in the national and international business and management conferences we host.

Addressing real-world issues

We have excellent working relationships with the wider research community and we work closely with external institutions and commercial businesses, translating our research into practice. As well as making a meaningful contribution to business and management practices, our research ensures our courses are up-to-date, interesting and relevant.

A supportive research community

We have over 70 research-active staff and an established development programme to support both experienced and new researchers.

As one of our students, you will benefit from our cutting-edge research that forms the basis of all of our teaching. Find out about research study opportunities

The Centre for Research in Innovation Management (CENTRIM) - one of the world's ten leading innovation research groups (IJP 2006).

Centre for Research on Management and Employment (CROME) - bridging professional and academic knowledge on managing change at work and in employment.

Centre for Interdisciplinary Management and Education Research (CIMER) - supports smaller research groups by facilitating the exchange of resources and ideas.