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Research at Norwich University of the Arts aims to transform and enrich lives, ensure sustainable futures and support inclusive communities by addressing real-world issues locally, nationally and globally.

Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy 2022-2027 (305kb)

Visit our Online Research Repository to search and access research outputs produced by Norwich staff.

The research environment includes a wide range of resources to support creative work: The Sir John Hurt film studio, Animation, Photography, Fashion and Sound studios, facilities and workshops for digital printing, laser printing and cutting, printmaking, textiles. The EASTinternational archive, features the work of over 700 contemporary artists.

East Gallery forms an important part of our campus infrastructure and is a focus for Norwich’s research environment, attracting internationally renowned researchers, practitioners and critics to our community.

Norwich is a founding member of GUILDHE Research, a flourishing network of Universities and Colleges engaged in collaborative interdisciplinary research and training.

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We welcome enquiries about applied and collaborative activities and opportunities. If you are interested in working with us, if you have a question, or, if you would like further information about our research and researchers, please contact:


Recent Awards

Top 10 for
Teaching Quality

by the Times and Sunday Times 2022

Top Two UK
Creative Arts

by The Complete University Guide 2024


the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)


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Gold for Norwich in the Teaching Excellence Framework

Norwich University of the Arts has achieved the highest recognition, a Gold rating, in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). It is the only specialist creative arts and design University to earn a triple Gold TEF rating
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East Gallery in partnership with Autograph presents the solo exhibition of Indian transmedia artist and activist Poulomi Basu’s powerful series Fireflies
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