Huddersfield Business School combines a broad base of academic research excellence with skills, expertise and experience in developing innovative work and engaging in knowledge exchange activity. The School works to produce research that not only makes valuable contributions to key academic debates, but also has real world impact in ways that improve the world we live in.
The School has a strong record for academic research, with the University’s ambitious targets for research quality underpinning the drive to publish research through prestigious media. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, the School was placed 76th overall (for outputs, impact and environment combines), and was placed 37th Research Power (Times Higher Education), which shows the high number of academics producing internationally recognised research.
Huddersfield Business School’s academic and Professional Services staff also excel in identifying, supporting and delivering world class innovation and knowledge exchange. The School has a wide network of contacts in businesses and other organisations locally, nationally and globally who are engaged through avenues including collaborative research, training, and knowledge exchange schemes.
The School is innovative and forward-looking in all of its research and knowledge exchange activity. Its staff consistently looks to further increase the volume and quality of the work it produces, as well as the networks with which it connects with outside of the University to impact to enrich lives, enhance organisations and engage communities.