University of Kent, Expertise

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Academic Expertise

Delivered with an innovative, creative and enterprising approach

    Our subject experts are leaders in their field having real-world experience of delivering innovative solutions helping you to achieve a range of business objectives, including increasing productivity, growing sales, reducing costs and developing new products and services.

Collaborate with us

Home to over 100 research groups, Institutes and Centres, our University is a rich source of knowledge and expertise. Our research strengths are:

  • Creativity, Culture and Heritage
  • Cyber Security, Digital Technology and Communication
  • Health, Social Care and Wellbeing
  • Social Justice, Inequalities and Conflict
  • Sustainability, Environment and Natural Resources

We understand that it can be difficult to identify how you as a business, charity or public sector organisation can tap in to this resource. Whether you're looking to access advice or training, exchange knowledge or co-create with our academics, we can help you get there.

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Policy Consultancy Services

Researchers throughout the University of Kent work closely with the government and civil society to provide advice, support and evidence to inform policy in a wide range of areas. If you are a politician, decision maker or practitioner, our business and innovation gateway team can help you to connect with the relevant expert to create policy based on the latest evidence and research.  


Healthy ageing

We have a wealth of cutting-edge research and expertise in neuroscience, aging and ophthalmology here at the University of Kent. We work closely with a wide range of public sector organisations, policymakers and businesses to contribute to improving health, social care and wellbeing locally, nationally and internationally.