Cranfield is dedicated to research which has a deep impact on real business problems.
With our unrivalled links to business and industry, we have a reputation for conducting relevant research that makes a contribution to the knowledge and practice of management. Our aim is to be both academically rigorous and relevant to practitioners.
Research within the School is organised within research centres and groups that have functional or thematic approaches.
For information on our research centres and groups, and their core research areas, please explore the links below.
If you are applying to a doctoral programme you should position your research topic within these core areas. Please note that if you contact faculty direct regarding your research interests, you must provide a brief research proposal (see How to Apply).
Other areas of expertise