Research and Knowledge Exchange

Our research

With over 1,000 academics and students involved in research across 11 schools, we have achieved global recognition for our dynamic and innovative work, engaging with public, private and third sector organisations, as well as with wider audiences and interest groups

Research Impact

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Research that is changing our world and shaping a better future

The Big Idea

The Big Idea Podcast
This podcast series is giving the University an innovative way to share its big ideas with the world.

ESRC Festival of Social Science

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Our researchers are offering an exciting programme of events during the Festival on topics ranging from how our data is used to how singing is good for mental health. 4-11 November 2017.

Being Human

Our events this year explore Edinburgh’s digital literary cityscape. 17 - 25 November.

Research and Knowledge Exchange strategy

Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy
The College strategy for research and knowledge exchange 2016-2021

2014 Research Excellence Framework

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The College achieved a superb result with the majority of our submissions achieving a top five position in the UK

Schools' research

Humanities and Social Sciences
An overview of research in Schools within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Research centres highlights

Research Centres CHSS
The College is home to over 70 research centres and institutes.

Access our expertise

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Can our research help your organisation? We work with business, government, public bodies and charities

Join us as student or staff

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The College offers an exciting, dynamic and inclusive environment in which to pursue research and study.