Research Environment

Our research environment promotes cross- and inter-disciplinary partnership and collaboration with external organisations and communities. Our researchers are embedded in a culture of good research practice and innovation to achieve excellence, societal and economic impact.

Our research culture is ambitious, inclusive and supportive. Our focus is on the continuous enhancement of the quality, scope and capacity of our research activities, in particular, the development and evidence-based achievements of our research staff and students.

Our vision is to inspire today’s brightest researchers to make a major impact on global society, and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue.

Our strategic research activity is focussed around themes to address key local, national and international priorities, and to build on our existing areas of expertise and our industry-facing heritage. Our state of the art facilities support exploration and innovation in focussed discipline areas and priority economic sectors.

 

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Research Governance

Find out more about Research Governance policy and practice and the monitoring of its implementation.

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Research Strategy and Structure

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

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Researcher Development

The University is committed to all seven principles of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers.

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Graduate School

Our Graduate School is a dedicated facility providing support, training and professional development opportunities to a vibrant postgraduate community

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Innovation and Partnerships

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

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Staff Search

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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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ABERTAY NEWS12/03/2020

BLOG: The UK’s failure to ensure equal access to books for the print-disabled

An opinion piece by lecturer Jade Kouletakis

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ABERTAY NEWS28/02/2020

Research project to tackle poor nutrition through videogames

Food Gaming For Active aGeing aims to improve the nutrition of people over 55

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ABERTAY NEWS27/01/2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: Study reveals link between income inequality and French kissing fr

The study involved more than 2300 participants

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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 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 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 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 NEWS21/10/2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: Tayyaba Nafees

Tayyaba has gone on to run an extremely successful business

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ABERTAY NEWS01/10/2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: The cyberQuarter project

A major upcoming research and development centre

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ABERTAY NEWS24/09/2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: Research finds brain treats dialect as language

The study looked at the distinctive Dundee dialect

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ABERTAY NEWS11/09/2019

Legendary Juventus defender says Masters degree made him a better footballer

It follows research from Abertay University

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