The University of Suffolk is very proud to be home to a vibrant and dynamic research community with a range of specialist academic expertise.

Research Institutes

We have a range of specialist research institutes at the University of Suffolk.

Case Studies

The Digital Civility project at the University of Suffolk is an innovative initiative that received funding through the HEFCE Catalyst fund.

PhD Study

Working closely with academics in one of our research areas you will have an excellent experience here in Ipswich as a PhD student and make a valued contribution.

Suffolk Research Blog

The Research Blog is a space for all research-active staff and anyone else interested in maximising research impact in any discipline to share their current work.

Research Governance

The University of Sufolk is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and excellence in research. 

Our People

Introduction Professor Emma Bond is Director of Research at the University of Suffolk. She is Professor of Socio-Technical Research and also Director of the Suffolk Institute of Social and Economic Research (SISER). Emma is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has ove...

Prior to joining the University of Suffolk in March 2017, Olumide worked as the Research Lead examining live at home schemes in the UK and the role of third sector partnership working at the Methodist Homes in helping older people live independently in their homes. She completed he...

Katie joined the University of Suffolk in 2017 after graduating with a MSc in Mental Health Research with distinction from the University of Nottingham. Katie is a member of the Suffolk Institute of Social and Economic Research (SISER). ...

Andreea has worked for the University of Suffolk since September 2010 as a Research Associate. She became a Senior Research Associate in 2013. Since August 2014, Andreea has acted as the University of Suffolk Research Development Manager. She has a Master degree in Quantitative Ec...

Katrina joined the University of Suffolk in October 2017 as the Postgraduate Research Administrator within the Graduate School and deals with all things PhD.  Prior to this, Katrina has worked in Research Administration and Events Management roles for the University of Aberdeen, K...

Stef Thorne is Head of Research and Enterprise Services. Stef leads and manages the Research and Enterprise Services team in the support of research, postgraduate research and business engagement activities across the University. Stef is the lead on the development of the Ipswich Wa...