Research at the Forefront of Knowledge

Research at York St John University covers a wide range of disciplines across our nine academic schools.

Research at York St John University covers a wide range of disciplines across our nine Schools. Our research specialisms within our Schools provide a cutting-edge environment for our growing research culture, demonstrating our expertise of national and international excellence from across the University.

Our academics and postgraduates take part in a number of research activities, both at the University and in national and international forums, and this is supported by our strong partnerships with businesses and with other academic institutions, making our research distinctive with impact beyond academia.We realise the importance of collaboration for cutting-edge research that has real-life impact. All of our academic staff are involved in research, working together in partnership across our nine schools. We are proud of our research expertise in  wide range of specialist subjects and disciplines, including health and wellbeing, sport, psychology, education, humanities,  and the arts.

Currently, each of our academic Schools are working on the development of our Research Centres in line with cross-school themes identified by the University.