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Research Themes

Our research teams work across disciplines to focus on areas that will benefit business and society.

Information, Communications & Media Technologies

What is holding us back from using technology in more ways, in more communities, to tackle even more pressing problems? What are the top technology constraints? How can we overcome them? And what social and development impact could we have with the “perfect” ICT tools?

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New Materials & Devices

Many of the most pressing scientific problems humans currently face are due to the limitations of the materials that are available and, as a result, breakthroughs in materials science are likely to have a significant impact on the future of technology.

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Environment, Energy & Health

Environmental risk factors such as food safety, water quality and climate change are a root cause of disease - an estimated 25% of death and disease globally is linked to environmental hazards.

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Society, Culture & Enterprise

Responsible research & innovation anticipates the consequences and directions of research and innovation, and involves society in discussing how science and technology can help create the kind of world and future we want.

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