We are living in a digital age where all of our lives are impacted and challenged by digital technologies and information sciences, from cyber security and AI, to social media, games and visual effects, to digital libraries, archives and records.

The CIS Department’s research addresses and explores multiple distinctive research areas.

Prospective PhD students: Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD or MSc by research exist in all the areas identified below. Information about our current PhD opportunities may be obtained by contacting the Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange Professor Yifeng Zeng in the CIS department or from The Graduate School

Visiting scholars: We welcome visiting academics - please contact the Head of Department, Professor Shaun Lawson, in the first instance.

To access research outputs in this area and others, please visit Northumbria Research Link.

Find out more below about our research groups: