Research rated as excellent has been found distributed across many modern university research departments and modern universities provide a vital source of well-trained postgraduate students with highly relevant research skills for industry and the third sector.

Examples of research at MURG member universities can be found at the links below:

Anglia Ruskin University – Glaucoma research

University of Bedfordshire – Supporting institutional decision making with an intelligent student engagement tracking system

Bucks New University – Institute of Applied Leadership

Birmingham City University – Integra Project – Fusing Music and Technology

University of Bolton -Development of novel antimicrobial fibres from polysaccharides

University of Bolton – Novel Elastomer Compositions for Use in Drug Delivery Medical Devises

Bournemouth University – Computational Intelligence Platform for evolving and robust predictive systems

Cardiff Metropolitan University – Historical, theoretical and practical relationships between painting and performance art

Canterbury Christ Church University – Arts on Prescription

University of Chester – The Past in its Place: Histories of Memory in English and Welsh Locales’ with University of Exeter

University of Central Lancashire – Breakthrough Research

Coventry University Research Blog – covers all aspects of research at Coventry University

University of Cumbria – Family and social values – researchers from Cumbria and Turkey learn from each other

University of Cumbria – Upskilling in stroke care

University of Derby – Retrotek project – transforming empty homes through sustainable solutions – with University of Lincoln

University of East London – Well London – A new approach to health & wellbeing

Edinburgh Napier University – Research case studies, Cyberhawk Innovations Ltd, Tayeco Ltd.

Edge Hill University – Project funded by Department for International Development- funded Uganda-NHS Palliative Care THET Links Programme

Glasgow Caledonian University – FMC Technologies Ltd – pioneering research within the subsea oil and gas industry

University of Greenwich – FLASH Innovation project  for SMEs

University of Hertfordshire – New Research Finding Will Protect Vital Global Crops

University of Huddersfield – EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology

Kingston University – Assessment of Physician assistants – in collaboration with St George’s University of London

Kingston University – Research to help toddlers reach their full potential – funded by European Commission’s Lifelong Research Programme

Leeds Metropolitan University – CASS Research Projects

Leeds Metropolitan University – wellbeing app launched

University of Lincoln – DynAMITe – microchip research

London Metropolitan University – funding from Airey Neave Trust to research the funding of terrorism

Manchester Metropolitan University – Royal Society of Chemistry Award – for research into graphene and its application as an electrode material.

Middlesex University – Outdoor flying video camera technology

Middlesex University – Undergradute artwork by Nuala O’Donovan (who has also completed a Masters Degree and research at Cork Institute of Technology, Crawford College of art and Design, Cork, Ireland)

Newman University College Birmingham – Daphne European Union project – A participatory action research project into youth work interventions in street violence.

University of South Wales – Transforming patient care

Nottingham Trent University – Evaluation of voter turnout

Oxford Brookes University -  Pavillion Project

University of Plymouth – Robot technology

Robert Gordon University – Research project on rare childhood disease cystinosis

Sheffield Hallam University – Materials & Engineering Research Institute

Southampton Solent University – Humanitarian research

Staffordshire University – STAR – EU funded dementia database

University of Sunderland – Science Complex for drug discovery

University of Teesside – EU best LIFE Environment Project Award for using brownfield sites for renewable energy crops

University of the West of England – Car fuel from carbon dioxide – in collaboration with the universities of Bath and Bristol

University of West London – Composition Research

University of the West of Scotland – Applied Computational Intelligence Research Unit

University of Westminster – Centre for Employment Research

University of Wolverhampton – Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection – funding for a research project on women rough sleepers and domestic abuse

 University of Wolverhampton – Development of new resources for deaf people in media industries – funding from the EU Leonardo da Vinci Programme

York St John University -  Research Centre for Ocupational and Mental Health

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