World class supervision

Match your proposed research topic to our areas of expertise and our supervisors

World Class Supervision

Our research degree supervisors are established researchers and experts in their fields, who share the drive to create something original and make a difference to the world. They influence government policy, change the way industries work and improve the lives of people everywhere, and can support you to do the same.

Supervisor expertise

Our supervisors’ research is typically linked to areas identified by one of our 14 major Research Centres or 33 Research Groups.

Have a look at our areas of expertise below, as well as our supervisor profiles to match them to your proposed research topic.

You can also download our Supervision Handbook (PDF File 1,408 KB).

School of Arts and Creative Industries

Research Centres
  • Digital Story-making
  • Study of the Networked Image
Research Groups
  • Sonic
  • Games
  • Journalism Futures
  • Practice as Research in Arts
  • Digital Performance
  • Space, Place, Art, Culture and Environment

LBSU Business School

Research Centres
  • London Centre for Business
Research Groups
  • Digital Economy
  • Intercultural Management
  • Economic and Financial Modelling
  • Business Ethics and CSR
  • Entrepreneurial Skills Development and Experiential Learning

School of Built Environment and Architecture

Research Centres
  • Civil and Building Services Engineering
  • Construction Management, Economics and Integrated Delivery

School of Engineering

Research Centres
  • Energy and Environment
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Advanced Materials
  • Biomedical Engineering and Communications
Research Groups
  • Design Manufacturing and Vehicle Dynamics
  • Big Data & Informatics Research Group

School of Applied Sciences

Research Centres
  • Addictive Behaviours
  • Sport and Exercise Science
Research Groups
  • Psychology and Pedagogy
  • Food, Nutrition and Health
  • Lived Experiences of Distress
  • Developmental Cognition

School of Health and Social Care

Research Centres
  • Health and Social Care Improvement and Innovation
Research Groups
  • Health Promotion
  • Mental Health and Intellectual Disability
  • Long Term Conditions and Ageing
  • Education and Professional Development in Practice
  • Risk, resilience and expert decision making
  • End of Life Care
  • Women’s Health
  • Children, Young People and Families, Health and Wellbeing
  • Allied and Integrated Health

School of Law and Social Sciences

Research Centres
  • Social Justice and Global Responsibility
Research Groups
  • Gender and Sexualities
  • Critical autism/disability
  • Tourism and Social Justice
  • Sustainability policy, Practice and Pedagogy
  • Space and Place
  • Education and Social Justice
  • Crime and Justice