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Research Institutes and Centres

Our Research Institutes represent both our current strengths and future areas of opportunity. The Institutes have close links with professional organisations and other research institutions, as well as Visiting Academics, facilitating collaboration and maximising the output and impact of their research. Within the sections below, you can visit each Research Institute for overviews and contact details, and discover links through to projects, publications and staff details. 

Institute for Social Justice and Crime (ISJC)

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ISJ&C is an intellectual and operational vehicle at the University of Suffolk for conducting applied research in social science, humanities and its cognate fields. 

Suffolk Sustainability Institute (SSI)


The Institute will provide a regional centre of excellence for transforming, and supporting a constant dynamic progression towards UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

Institute of Health and Wellbeing (IHWB)


IH&WB brings together a growing body of research in the field from across the University and provides research support to our community and beyond. 

Digital Futures Institute (DFI)


DFI is a leading regional digital hub for applied research, development, consultancy and training which has a strong technology focus.

Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

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CELT supports the enhancement and innovation of our learning and teaching.

The Centre for Culture and Heritage

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Contemporary research in the Arts and Humanities, promoting heritage and culture that inspires, enriches, and improves our individual and community wellbeing.

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