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

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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

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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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ABERTAY NEWS15/06/2022

Abertay cyberQuarter creates new home for cybersecurity innovation and research

Scotland’s new cybersecurity development hub officially opens at Abertay Univ...

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ABERTAY NEWS06/06/2022

Abertay University hosts first UK conference on boxing performance

Abertay University hosted a two-day boxing and combat sports conference last...

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ABERTAY NEWS01/06/2022

Abertay lecturer among ‘exceptional’ researchers awarded prestigious RSE funding

Dr Hadi Mehrpouya receives funding as part of the RSE’s Research Awards progr...

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ABERTAY NEWS25/05/2022

Abertay launches video competition for International Women in Engineering Day

Abertay University launches video competition for International Women in Engi...

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On the left Dean Sutherland holding the World Boxing Council silver title. On the right, Hannah Rankin holding the International Boxing Organisation titles
ABERTAY NEWS13/05/2022

Boxing world champions get out of the ring and into the lab for Abertay study

Research project investigates the physiological impact of traditional boxing...

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ABERTAY NEWS12/05/2022

Research Excellence Framework shows Abertay University’s real-world impact

Analysis shows Abertay had biggest Scottish climb in internationally excellen...

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ABERTAY NEWS22/03/2022

Abertay ranked in world top 10 for postgraduate video games education

The annual Princeton Review ranking recognises the quality of Abertay's degre...

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Michael Wells, Chief Executive of Carnoustie Golf Links and Dr Graeme Sorbie of Abertay University outside Links House at Carnoustie
ABERTAY NEWS02/03/2022

Abertay report reveals positive impact of AIG Women’s Open

A new Abertay study shows the positive influencing power of a major golfing e...

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Female Ethical Hacking student Cheryl Torano
ABERTAY NEWS01/03/2022

Cheryl Torano: Why now is time to cement Dundee’s reputation as a top cyber hub

Abertay's new cyberQuarter aims to tackle security problems from across the g...

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ABERTAY NEWS14/02/2022

International research reveals men say 'I love you' first

Study published ahead of Valentine's Day looked at love confessions across se...

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