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Cambridge School of Art research

Cambridge School of Art provides a vibrant and supportive community in which research students, practitioners and academic researchers can all thrive. Our research engages with contemporary art and design practice, exploring theoretical, philosophical, political, and social aspects.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 90% of our Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory research was recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour.  Some was awarded world-leading status.

Our research students

PhD research activity

Research degrees and supervision

Our staff research clusters: