Abertay Research

Our Research

Abertay researchers work effectively within and across research disciplines to devise innovative approaches and solutions that address complex local and global challenges.

Research Strategy and Structure

Find out how our researchers explore and innovate within and across discipline boundaries.

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Research Environment

Find out about our excellent researcher and professional development support as well as our research facilities and governance framework

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Research Themes

Our research is encompassed within four overarching themes: Creatives Industries; Environment; Security and Society.

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Creative Industries

Our Creative Industries theme explores Games, Creative Technologies and Digital Culture.

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Our Environment theme explores Life and Environmental Systems, Sustainable Technologies, Business Governance and Policy, Food and Nutrition

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Our Security theme explores Cybersecurity, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Science and Law.

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Our Society theme explores Mental and Physical Health, Learning and Education, Governance and Social Responsibility.

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Information for researchers

Find out more about the work our researchers do and how you could join us to study for a PhD, MPhil or Masters by Research

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Research Explorer

Search our research publications, outputs and open data as well as profiles of researchers at Abertay University.

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Postgraduate Research

Join our vibrant research community and study for a Postgraduate Research Degree

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REF 2014

Find out about our inclusive approach to the REF 2014 assessment.

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Staff Search

Find staff and their areas of expertise by using the searchable directory.

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Information for industry, the public and third sectors

Take a closer look at how we can work together to have a positive impact on the world around us.

Innovation and Partnerships

Our innovation and collaboration help drive cultural, social, political and economic change.

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Public Engagement

Discover how our researchers engage with the public and find out about upcoming opportunities and events.

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ABERTAY NEWS24/01/2020

First projects revealed for InGAME voucher scheme

Dundee R&D centre to drive innovation through games and media

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ABERTAY NEWS23/01/2020

Student's unique game video goes viral with 4 million views

Matt Stark has been invited to speak at a major videogames conference

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ABERTAY NEWS15/01/2020

Dare Academy winner joins Dundee HR technology firm

Andrew Murdoch will work on a cutting-edge chatbot

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ABERTAY NEWS13/01/2020

STUDENT BLOG: Reasons to study at a small university

Marketing student Evie Connell explains why she decided to study at Abertay

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ABERTAY NEWS06/01/2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: Bioethics expert calls for research into genetically-modified babi

Dr Kevin Smith said the creation of GM babies was not only ethically justifia...

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ABERTAY NEWS20/12/2019

STUDENT BLOG: Coping with loneliness at Christmas

Student Evie Connell talks about loneliness, and how she overcame it

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ABERTAY NEWS16/12/2019

Abertay unveils £5.5m videogames and cybersecurity space

New School of Design and Informatics hailed 'an investment in Scotland's future'

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ABERTAY NEWS03/12/2019

Abertay launches partnership with disabled accessibility guide AccessAble

The launch coincided with International Day of Disabled Persons

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ABERTAY NEWS02/12/2019

Mother crowdfunds 'Jody Gallagher Scholarship' in memory of late son

Computer Arts student Becka Clark is the first recipient

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ABERTAY NEWS11/11/2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: Digitised faces reduce shoplifting risk at self-service checkouts

A study found that human-like face resulted in fewer instances of dishonesty

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ABERTAY NEWS05/11/2019

Prestigious Physics honour for Abertay lecturer

Dr Ben Jones has been made a Fellow of the Institute of Physics

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ABERTAY NEWS29/10/2019

Academics have Halloween licked with zero-waste pumpkin ice cream

The treat aims to reduce pumpkin waste this Halloween

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