We offer the widest choice of research projects in informatics in the UK.
The following list of topics is meant to serve as a source of ideas, and is neither exhaustive or complete and you are welcome to propose a novel topic.
Research students are hosted within one of our six research Institutes. You will need to know which Institute you are applying to. We have given an overview of the main research areas associated with each Institute in the table below. Explore the Institute websites for more specific suggested topics, you can also use the Edinburgh Research Explorer.
|Institute||Main research areas||Website||Subgroups|
|Centre for Intelligent Systems and their Applications (CISA)||
||CISA website||Artificial Intelligence Applications Institute (AIAI)|
|Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation (ANC)||
|Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC)||
|Institute for Computing Systems Architecture (ICSA)||
|Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour (IPAB)||
|Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science (LFCS)||