Research Domain

Domain of Proposed Research

1.    Arts and Humanities
  1. history (ancient, medieval and modern);
  2. classics;
  3. archaeology;
  4. modern languages and linguistics;
  5. English language and literature;
  6. the visual arts and media;
  7. librarianship, information and museum studies;
  8. philosophy, law, religious studies;
  9. music and creative and performing arts
2.    Economic & Social Research
  1. sociology;
  2. economics;
  3. anthropology;
  4. political science;
  5. area or regionally based research and geography;
  6. international relations;
  7. cultural and media studies;
  8. law and linguistics;
  9. Psychology.
3.    Engineering & Physical Sciences 

 
  1. mathematics;
  2. chemistry;
  3. physics;
  4. materials science;
  5. engineering;
  6. computer science, high performance computing;
  7. energy research;
  8. research into the built environment;
  9. information and communications technology;
  10. research into innovative manufacturing
4.    Medical sciences
  1. use of animals in research;
  2. antibiotic resistance;
  3. brain sciences;
  4. genomics and proteomics;
  5. health of the public;
  6. intensive care;
  7. patient safety research;
  8. Stem cell research.
5.    Biotechnology & Biological Sciences
  1. Genomics, stem cell biology, and bio-nanotechnology, that provide a basis for new technologies in healthcare, food safety, plant and livestock breeding, and bio-processing;
  2. Whole organism biology relevant to the understanding of diet and health, ageing, animal health and welfare, infectious diseases and immunity, and crop productivity;
  3. Biological populations and systems that underpin agricultural sustainability, biodiversity and novel bio-based and renewable processes for energy and manufacturing.
6.    Natural & Environment Sciences
  1. geo- and earth sciences, hydrology, soil science, atmospheric research and oceanography;
  2. biological and microbiological research on animal and plant biodiversity, population dynamics and ecology;
  3. climate change research;
  4. environmental chemistry and physics;
  5. satellite based Earth observation;
  6. polar research;
  7. Management of land and natural resources.
7.    Science and Technology 
  1. astronomy;
  2. computational science;
  3. energy;
  4. nuclear physics;
  5. particle physics;
  6. Space science.