Let us improve your business by bringing our academic and research expertise into your world. As consultants, our academics take on challenges that are holding back businesses and help achieve short, medium and long term objectives through change and development. We provide our business clients with an efficient, confidential, commercially-focused service ranging from professional and practical advice to working on specific projects.
Our expertise is spread across our 7 departments:
Our staff have a wealth of experience gained through ongoing applied research, commercial consultancy and links with businesses and professional bodies. These industry collaborations and research activities allow us to stay at the forefront of the latest developments.
Our consultancy service is supported by a number of specialist units including the Centre for Cross Curricular Initiatives (CCCI), and the Local Economy Policy Unit (LEPU). We currently provide consultancy services for a large number of clients with a variety of interests, including:
The Faculty has also attracted a number of research awards and contracts from a broad spectrum of clients. Some of these include the Home Office, the International Federation of Red Cross, and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Recent research projects have looked at The Provision of Consumer Education Materials for the Office of Fair Trading and the Economic and Social Research Council has funded a number of projects including an historical comparative analysis of family and parenting, higher order thinking and reasoning in children with language disorders, and using social processes to offset fatigue in army personnel.
If you would like to speak to us about any of our services or have a business enquiry, please contact our Business Development Manager.