Research Reports

The Research Report was first compiled in 1990 as a means of recording the yearly production of published works by staff. Over the years this report has grown to encompass all types of research, including lectures and exhibitions, produced Museum-wide. It is now an invaluable indicator of the depth and variety of material produced yearly by the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The V&A's annual Research Bulletin showcases a selection of pioneering research undertaken across the Museum by staff, visiting research fellows and graduate students. It complements the V&A Research Report, which provides comprehensive information on the whole of the Museum's research output.

The Annual Bulletin of the V&A/RCA Course in the History of Design includes student essays, details on the Degree Recipients, staff research outcomes and alumni news.

All reports are in .pdf format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files.

Research Reports 2012


Research Reports 2010


Research Reports 2009


Research Reports 2008


Research Reports 2007


Research Reports 2005-6


Research Report 2003-4


Research Report 2000-2


Research Report 1997-9


Research Report 1995-6


Research Report 1994


Research Report 1993


Research Report 1992


Research Report 1991


Research Report 1990

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Reconstructing Italian Fashion (Paperback)

Reconstructing Italian Fashion (Paperback)

Reconstructing Italian Fashion: America and the Development of the Italian Fashion Industry.   Despite its long eclipse by Parisian couture, …

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Event - CreateInsights: Being a... Research Assistant of The Glamour of Italian Fashion, 1945 - 2014

Fri 16 May 2014 18:30

YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Meet one of the V&A’s Research Assistants and find out more about the research process that led up to this large scale exhibition.

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