Our Research Today 

  • 85% rated ‘outstanding’ or ‘very’ considerable impact 
  • 1st UK Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science (Soil and Environmental Science) 
  • 1st Scotland Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences (Geology and Geosciences)

How we address world challenges and communicate to you

Your Business Research Innovation
  • Maximise your research income
  • Identify intellectual property opportunities
  • Exploit innovative ideas 
  • Access Consultancy for business
  • Get Continuing Professional Development

Our Research History

  • 1st Chair of Medicine 1497 English speaking world 
  • 1st Research and development of Insulin 1921
    • Professor J J R McLeod with Frederick Banting - Insulin as a treatment for Diabetes
  • 1st Research to develop World’s first MRI Scanner 1974
  • Professor John Mallard – invention of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Our Research Goals:

  • To strengthen our position as a world-class, research-intensive university
  • To increase our global research impact through knowledge exchange, working with industry, business and society