The University of Huddersfield’s researchers are committed to solving the problems and answering the questions posed by industry, science and society as a whole.
Our magazine, Discover, tells the stories behind our research and highlights the impact this work has on the world we all live in.
Professor Liz Towns-Andrews
Director of Research and Enterprise
Developing the freight train of the future The University of Huddersfield’s Institute of Railway Research (IRR) is a research centre in the field of railway engineering and risk. Members of the Institute together with partners from across Europe have recently completed the EU funded project: SUSTRAIL. Read more
Providing optimal care for mental health service users
Research carried out by the University of Huddersfield and partners is helping to ensure that mental health service users receive the optimal outcomes from the medication they are prescribed.
Exploring the use of credit scoring in developing nations
A person’s credit score can have a major impact on their lives, whether it’s getting a mortgage, a credit card or a loan. Recent banking crises in the developed world have brought the importance of financial risk management and ethics to the fore.
Developing a new generation of nuclear reactors A multi-million pound award will enable the construction of an advanced new facility at the University of Huddersfield. The centre for the investigation and development of nuclear materials will ensure the safety of the new generation of reactors to be built in the UK and internationally.