Abertay Research

Our Research

Abertay researchers work effectively within and across research disciplines to devise innovative approaches and solutions that address complex local and global challenges.

Research Strategy and Structure

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Research Environment

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Research at Abertay University

Research Brochure

We are committed to high quality research and innovation that addresses real-world challenges and delivers impact for society and the economy.

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Information for researchers

Find out more about the work our researchers do and how you could join us to study for a PhD, MPhil or Masters by Research

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Research Explorer

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Postgraduate Research

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REF 2021

Find out about our inclusive approach to the REF assessment.

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Staff Search

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Information for industry, the public and third sectors

Take a closer look at how we can work together to have a positive impact on the world around us.

Innovation and Partnerships

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

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Public Engagement

Discover how our researchers engage with the public and find out about upcoming opportunities and events.

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ABERTAY NEWS25/11/2022

Abertay cyberQuarter celebrates success at Scottish Cyber Awards

New cybersecurity centre scoops prize as alumni, staff and partners honoured

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ABERTAY NEWS21/11/2022

Sustainability project aims to reuse seaweed from decommissioned oil rigs

Research from Abertay University investigates how marine waste can be used as...

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ABERTAY NEWS20/10/2022

Climate Beacon projects celebrate first year of success

New report highlights the success of cultural and scientific activities led b...

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ABERTAY NEWS12/10/2022

Abertay video game project set on Tay Road Bridge nominated for Scottish BAFTA

Real-life experiences and voice of researcher’s father used to raise awarenes...

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ABERTAY NEWS04/10/2022

RNIB and Abertay University to hold accessibility in gaming event

Sight loss charity Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Aberta...

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ABERTAY NEWS03/10/2022

Abertay University student’s artwork to represent Egypt at Venice Biennale

Abertay University PhD Student Ahmed El-Shaer is to have his work exhibited w...

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Dr Mhairi Thurston
ABERTAY NEWS16/09/2022

Academic creates new mental health resource for those affected by sight loss

The new online resource will support the mental wellbeing of blind and partia...

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CETL Conference held at Abertay University
ABERTAY NEWS07/09/2022

International conference explores digital accessibility and widening access

The Continuing Excellence in Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research...

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ABERTAY NEWS20/07/2022

Loot box evidence assessment underlines video games research need

InGAME report commissioned by DCMS finds loot boxes correlated to problem gam...

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ABERTAY NEWS18/07/2022

Abertay students named in games industry 'Graduate of the Year' list

The annual list from trade association TIGA includes 16 Abertay graduate and...

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ABERTAY NEWS07/07/2022

Study shows porn does not have ‘universally negative’ effect on relationships

New research contradicts assumption that porn adversely affects relationships

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ABERTAY NEWS30/06/2022

Abertay cyberQuarter to host the top cyber competition

The Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12 Challenge comes to Scotland for the first t...

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