Research Institutes

Institute for Health and Wellbeing


The Institute brings together a growing body of research in the health and wellbeing field from across the institution.

Heart Research Centre

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The Heart Research Centre at the University of Suffolk was established in 2016 in partnership with The Somerville Foundation.

Suffolk Sustainability Institute


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

Suffolk Institute for Social and Economic Research

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SISER provides interdisciplinary research on domestic abuse; sexual abuse; online risk; social migration; youth justice and youth unemployment.

Centre for History and Heritage

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The Centre offers opportunities for historical research and seeks to inspire cross-collaborative dialogue to record the past to be a conduit to exploration and creativity.

Centre for the Study of Children and Childhood

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Centre for the Study of Children and Childhood (CSCC) is the research platform for the Department for Children, Young People and Education.

The Institute of Cybersecurity


This multi-disciplinary centre is focused on delivering impactful research in multiple areas of digital rights.

Centre for Integrated Research across Educational Spaces

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The Centre for Integrated Research across Educational Spaces (CIRES) offers holistic approaches to research into educational access and progression.