Research in the Business School

Research in the Business School

Reflecting the University and Russell Group’s mission to maintain the very best research and unrivalled links with business and the public sector, we partner with leading global, national and regional organisations to make our research relevant and impactful.

Our research is world leading and underpinned by four pillars:
1. Publishing world class research outputs
2. Attracting competitive research income
3. Conducting research with significant impact on others
4. Attracting and training outstanding researchers

Our partners

South West Water
EDF Energy
National Audit Office
J P Morgan
Royal Marines
Tate Modern
The White Company
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
International Monetary Fund
European Commission
Met Office

Our funders

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
European Commission
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Ministry of Defence
International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board


The University of Exeter is a member of the Russell Group which represents 24 world-class research-intensive universities in the UK.

Our research centres

Centre for Entrepreneurship
Research Methods Centre
Exeter Centre for Leadership
Exeter Sustainable Finance Centre (ESF)
Centre for Innovation in Business Education
Centre for Simulation, Analytics and Modelling
Exeter Centre for Social Networks
Initiative in the Digital Economy
Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute
Tax Administration Research Centre
The Exeter Centre for Circular Economy