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

Find out how our researchers explore and innovate within and across discipline boundaries.

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Research Environment

Find out about our excellent researcher and professional development support as well as our research facilities and governance framework

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Research Themes

Our research is encompassed within four overarching themes: Creatives Industries; Environment; Security and Society.

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Creative Industries

Our Creative Industries theme explores Games, Creative Technologies and Digital Culture.

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Enviroment

Environment

Our Environment theme explores Life and Environmental Systems, Sustainable Technologies, Business Governance and Policy, Food and Nutrition

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Security

Our Security theme explores Cybersecurity, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Science and Law.

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Society

Our Society theme explores Mental and Physical Health, Learning and Education, Governance and Social Responsibility.

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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

Search our research publications, outputs and open data as well as profiles of researchers at Abertay University.

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Postgraduate Research

Join our vibrant research community and study for a Postgraduate Research Degree

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REF 2014

Find out about our inclusive approach to the REF 2014 assessment.

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Staff Search

Find staff and their areas of expertise by using the searchable directory.

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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 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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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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ABERTAY NEWS12/03/2020

BLOG: The UK’s failure to ensure equal access to books for the print-disabled

An opinion piece by lecturer Jade Kouletakis

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ABERTAY NEWS28/02/2020

Research project to tackle poor nutrition through videogames

Food Gaming For Active aGeing aims to improve the nutrition of people over 55

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ABERTAY NEWS27/01/2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: Study reveals link between income inequality and French kissing fr

The study involved more than 2300 participants

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ABERTAY NEWS24/01/2020

First projects revealed for InGAME voucher scheme

Dundee R&D centre to drive innovation through games and media

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ABERTAY NEWS06/01/2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: Bioethics expert calls for research into genetically-modified babi

Dr Kevin Smith said the creation of GM babies was not only ethically justifia...

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ABERTAY NEWS16/12/2019

Abertay unveils £5.5m videogames and cybersecurity space

New School of Design and Informatics hailed 'an investment in Scotland's future'

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