As a School in one of the world’s top universities, we offer exciting and innovative research opportunities.

Our School has a strong research focus and our staff are respected experts in their fields.

Within our four scholarly disciplines, we have internationally recognised research leadership in seven research themes. Within those themes, there are currently eight defence-related research focus areas. 

Drawing on disciplines and methodologies in the humanities and social sciences, we have strengths in the research themes of:


Defence-related research focus areas

Our current research foci :


Research degrees

We are delighted to supervise suitably qualified candidates for research degrees within our areas of expertise.

Find out more about higher degrees by research


Contributions to broader debate

Our academic staff frequently appear in the media. See what we have been doing recently