Research areas

Pioneering practical solutions through research excellence

We believe that rigorous academic analysis can provide practical solutions to complex problems in society. Our faculty are leading experts in their field who produce highly relevant research that impacts on industries and economies. Developing new insights and methodologies is a core purpose of our research. By engaging with industry partners, world-leading multinationals, SMEs and policy-makers around the world we are addressing key challenges for modern business.

Research areas

The Business School has three research departments, covering a broad range of specialist research areas. Doctoral students join our diverse and inspiration research community:

Research centres

The Business School houses a number of specialist research centres where many of our doctoral students collaborate on exciting research projects with faculty and industry partners. These include:

  • Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis
  • Centre for Health Economics and Policy Innovation
  • Centre for Global Finance and Technology
  • Centre for Health Policy
  • Centre for Management Buy-out Research
  • Enterprise Research Centre
  • Grantham Institute for Climate Change
  • Centre for Climate Finance and Investment
  • Data Science Institute
  • Imperial Business Analytics
  • Gandhi Centre for Inclusive Innovation

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Learn more about our three research departments.

Department of Finance
Department of Finance

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Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Department of Management
Department of Management

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