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Research and projects

Multimedia installation with pastel colours and a lightening
Multimedia installation with pastel colours and a lightening
Multimedia Installation by Janet Waring Rago, Summer Show

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Our research enhances cultural life and a diverse range of communities.

Find out about current and completed research by UAL researchers and research students.

Featured projects

  • Textiles
    Creating high-end textiles from zero-value pre consumer waste sources, image courtesy of UAL


    Research in turning textile and paper fibres into new materials for luxury products through an international collaboration of design, strategy and technology research.

  • A young man taking of a sweat shirt with a 'Wu-Tang' logo

    Subcultures: Then and Now

    A groundbreaking research project exploring subcultural style and its impact on fashion, curation and culture.

  • Mina Jahić from the Rescuers Project PCRC, Credit - Dr Paul Lowe

    Art and Reconciliation: Conflict, Culture and Community

    A collaborative project that aims to improve our understanding of a major global security challenge through various creative practices.

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Funded research projects by UAL staff researchers: