Research Environment

Our research environment promotes cross- and inter-disciplinary partnership and collaboration with external organisations and communities. Our researchers are embedded in a culture of good research practice and innovation to achieve excellence, societal and economic impact.

Our research culture is ambitious, inclusive and supportive. Our focus is on the continuous enhancement of the quality, scope and capacity of our research activities, in particular, the development and evidence-based achievements of our research staff and students.

Our vision is to inspire today’s brightest researchers to make a major impact on global society, and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue.

Our strategic research activity is focussed around themes to address key local, national and international priorities, and to build on our existing areas of expertise and our industry-facing heritage. Our state of the art facilities support exploration and innovation in focussed discipline areas and priority economic sectors.

 

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Research Governance

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Research Strategy and Structure

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Researcher Development

The University is committed to all seven principles of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers.

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Graduate School

Our Graduate School is a dedicated facility providing support, training and professional development opportunities to a vibrant postgraduate community

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Innovation and Partnerships

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

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Staff Search

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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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ABERTAY NEWS12/03/2024

Securi-Tay 2024: Europe’s largest student cyber conference returns

Abertay Ethical Hacking Society welcome over 350 attendees to twelfth annual...

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ABERTAY NEWS12/03/2024

New report on UK-China games industries published by Abertay researchers

Academics at Abertay have unveiled a groundbreaking report that will help UK...

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ABERTAY NEWS08/03/2024

Right 2 Roam ‘loaded dice’ game highlights women’s safety inequalities

Abertay Game Lab research project contributes to the discussion around daily...

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ABERTAY NEWS25/01/2024

Abertay to be scientific lead in €3.8m study into European video games clusters

Abertay University to play leading role in €3.8m study into regional video ga...

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ABERTAY NEWS19/01/2024

Abertay University lecturer in call to save planet in Antarctica video diary

Climate scientist Dr Rebecca Wade feels even more urgent need to act on clima...

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ABERTAY NEWS12/01/2024

Legendary Star Wars VFX studio in movie-making masterclass at Abertay

Ground-breaking Star Wars and Marvel VFX company, Industrial Light & Magic, i...

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ABERTAY NEWS12/01/2024

Dundee-Mumbai video games education partnership signed on UK trade mission

Abertay University and Ecole Intuit Lab sign agreement to collaborate on educ...

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ABERTAY NEWS23/11/2023

Abertay to lead CoSTAR Realtime Lab for screen and performance technology

The University will also partner on the CoSTAR National Lab based at Pinewood...

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ABERTAY NEWS03/11/2023

International research partnership to investigate corruption in sport

Abertay University collaborating with Western Sydney University to analyse ex...

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ABERTAY NEWS30/10/2023

Cybersecurity book for children launched at Abertay

All Scottish primary 1 pupils to receive free copy to build cybersecurity skills

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ABERTAY NEWS09/09/2023

Abertay ranked in UK top 10 for student experience

Strong rankings performance continues in Daily Mail and Guardian guides

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ABERTAY NEWS02/08/2023

InGAME catalyses UK video games industry growth

Impact report shows R&D and innovation support sparked £84.7m GVA

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