School of Informatics

About us

Introductory information on the School of Informatics.

Welcome

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A brief overview of the school and the key areas we are involved in including research, teaching and commercialisation.

What is Informatics?

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The study of the structure, the behaviour, and the interactions of natural and engineered computational systems.

Work with us

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Join us and we will help you to make the most of the opportunities we offer.

Research excellence

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We produced more world-leading and internationally excellent research (4* and 3*) than any other university in the UK in the REF 2014 assessment for computer science and informatics.

Media

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Informatics social media channels and videos.

Location

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The School of Informatics is located on Crichton Street, part of the central area of the University in the City of Edinburgh.

Contact us

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Please direct any enquiries to the relevant department.