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
Exploring the lives of the Victorian communities of Britain’s waterways
Dr Jodie Matthews looks at the lives of the Victorian communities of Britain’s waterways in her role as the first honorary Research Fellow for the Canal and River Trust. Read more
Protecting the children of Tanzania and Zanzibar
In 2011, UNICEF commissioned an extensive study of violence against children in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar revealing alarmingly high levels of physical, emotional and sexual violence against children. Read more
Developing nurses to deliver the best cardiovascular care
An educational initiative led by Professor Felicity Astin at the University of Huddersfield, together with colleagues, has made a significant contribution towards the streamlining of cardiovascular nurse education in Europe. Read more
Serious games helping to combat domestic violence
Researchers and practitioners in the growing area of ‘serious games’ are using video game-based technologies such as virtual and augmented reality – more widely associated with entertainment – in order to make breakthroughs in many aspects of healthcare and education. Read more