Find out more about the research we conduct, from conservation and research to environmental analysis. Plus, learn more about our collaborations with heritage and environmental organisations, and discover how you can get involved.
Learn how research helps us understand changes in the world around us, learn more about the places in the Trust cares for and find practical solutions to conservation problems.
Learn more about what the National Trust's strategic objectives are in the vital area of research, and how we will enact and deliver on these aims.
Learn more about our research – from the PhDs we sponsor and practical testing of conservation techniques to the hundreds of projects we collaborate in or host each year.
From discovering how to protect historic houses to following the lives of 1,000 northern hairy wood ants with tiny radio receivers, learn more about recent collaborations, including our collaboration with the University of Leicester to support our Everyone Welcome commitment.
Read our report on colonialism and historic slavery in the places and collections we care for and discover how we’re changing the way we approach these issues.