[bscolumns class=”one_half”]The Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries is a large dynamic faculty within the University of Central Lancashire and is home to an exciting and  comprehensive range of complimentary disciplines that reflects its comprehensive teaching and learning offering. From the focused research projects to the transdisciplinary projects, research staff and research students engage in internationally significant and world leading research with both local, regional and international impacts.

Research and innovation is central to the university’s missions around social engagement, practical application, real world problem solving, contributions to policy making and research informed teaching and learning.

This Research Exchange site is aimed at giving you inroads and insights into the breadth and depth of the research activity in the Faculty. This activity is organised into Research Spaces, Research Groups and Research Projects.[/bscolumns]

[bscolumns class=”one_half_last”]There are seven units of assessment in the Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries. The Research Exchange brings these units and researchers together by sharing best practices, methods and outputs. Spaces is our way of defining these units. The diagram below depicts how the spaces sit within the Faculty.



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…. are the larger research theme clusters loosely reflecting Research England’s Research Excellence Framework clusters. All active research staff and their research students will be attached to a space. [/bscolumns]

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…. can be anything from informal transdisciplinary research clusters to formally constituted and branded research centres and institutes which might be home to a number of research projects. Groups may include research staff and students from different Spaces, other Groups and even different faculties. [/bscolumns]

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…. are individuals and teams working on delivering specific and defined outputs ranging from books to performances, from architectural projects to software or from film to language programmes.[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]