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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Alberto Fiore at work in Abertay's food labs
ABERTAY NEWS27/11/2020

Insect-based porridge to tackle malnutrition

Abertay is leading a £1 million project to tackle malnutrition in Zimbabwe

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Nia White standing in a classroom
ABERTAY NEWS26/11/2020

Abertay signs Researcher Development Concordat

The Concordat is an agreement to improve support for researchers and research...

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ABERTAY NEWS16/11/2020

RESEARCH BLOG: Surprises from seals

PhD student Lauren Arkoosh blogs about her research

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ABERTAY NEWS10/11/2020

Innovative project to use games technology to develop perfect potato

Artificial intelligence will be used in an innovative project

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A pile of USB drives
ABERTAY NEWS04/11/2020

Researchers recover 75,000 'deleted' files from pre-owned USB drives

Tax returns, CVs and bank statements were among the files retrieved

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ABERTAY NEWS20/10/2020

Research project provides insight into golfer lockdown habits

Golfers found creative was to practise during the early days of the COVID pan...

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ABERTAY NEWS14/10/2020

InGAME announces two new R&D Collaborations

EvoRevo and Game Doctor will receive support from the InGAME R&D Centre

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ABERTAY NEWS18/09/2020

Study finding link between kissing and income inequality wins global prize

The research led by Dr Christopher Watkins has received an Ig Nobel award

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Kirsty Black and Graeme Walker holding a bottle of Nadar Gin and a glass of peas
ABERTAY NEWS28/08/2020

Second climate-positive spirit launched with pea-based vodka

Nàdar Vodka has been launched in time for World Sustainable Spirits Day

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ABERTAY NEWS01/07/2020

Sports science testing for Carnoustie Golf Links youth project

Abertay's expertise in sports science brought in to benefit the Carnoustie Cr...

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ABERTAY NEWS17/06/2020

InGAME announces new videogames research and development projects

Partnership projects will focus on health, e-learning, dyslexia and oil & gas

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ABERTAY NEWS24/04/2020

Mindfulness training linked to reduction in football injuries

Abertay research shows increased cognitive focus linked to lower injury rate

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