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.
About our research environment
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The University is committed to all seven principles of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers.
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Our Graduate School is a dedicated facility providing support, training and professional development opportunities to a vibrant postgraduate community
Our innovation and collaboration help drive cultural, social, political and economic change.
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Search our research publications, outputs and open data as well as profiles of researchers at Abertay University.
The research led by Dr Christopher Watkins has received an Ig Nobel award
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An opinion piece by lecturer Jade Kouletakis
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The study involved more than 2300 participants
Dundee R&D centre to drive innovation through games and media
Dr Kevin Smith said the creation of GM babies was not only ethically justifia...
New School of Design and Informatics hailed 'an investment in Scotland's future'
A study found that human-like face resulted in fewer instances of dishonesty