Our Design Research themes

Much of our research at Northumbria School of Design is built on long-term collaborations with citizens and communities, and includes partnerships with a range of non-profit, public and commercial partners. While our research is diverse in nature, the School has three research themes that much of our work aligns with:

These themes are underpinned by our strengths in core areas of design expertise. If you’d like to see more about these themes, and projects related to them, follow the links below.