• Book and coloured shapes
  • Statue with paint splattering
  • students at computer screens
  • Textiles
  • Printing
  • Architectural drawing
  • Paint palette

About Visual Arts and Design Research at Middlesex University

Visual Arts & Design Research is the showcase for world leading research and innovative practice in art, design, visual culture and electronic arts at Middlesex University.

Art and Design Research at Middlesex rated “internationally excellent” and “world leading”.

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We have a vibrant community of over fourty research students pursuing a range of projects in the history, practice and theory of art and design. Students are encouraged to work collaboratively, and we currently have projects with the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA), National Maritime Museum, Sir John Soane's Museum and Tate.

Research in Visual Arts and Design has several staff-led research clusters: