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)

Research Goals Today

  • We are a world class, research intensive university 
  • Our discoveries and research are global in their impact
  • We research via:
    • knowledge exchange
    • interdisciplinary research with industry sectors
    • business and future needs
    • society to impact quality of life 

Read more about our Research Strategy