Informatics has strong links to and interactions with a wide variety of other disciplines. The School contributes to a number of interdisciplinary research units, both within the University of Edinburgh, and beyond.
Design Informatics focuses on designing with data. The mission of the Centre is to inspire, equip and nurture a new generation of design-informatics researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs.
An "Institute without Walls" within the University of Edinburgh, whose research and teaching interests span all branches of basic and clinical neuroscience.
A multidisciplinary research group that undertakes application-oriented speech research. Its main work is in the areas of speech synthesis and speech recognition.
SynthSys represents an interdisciplinary research environment with members across many Research Institutes, Colleges and Schools, including The University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University and BioSS. Research aims to extend our understanding of genetic and chemical regulation in biological systems and to use this understanding to solve the challenges facing industrial biotechnology, clinical medicine, and agriculture.
The Digital Curation Centre has been established to help solve the extensive challenges of digital preservation and to provide research, advice and support services to UK institutions.
An interdisciplinary research centre bringing together theories and methods from several formal and experimental disciplines to understand better how people communicate.
A collaboration of four of Scotland's top universities - Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt, Glasgow and Strathclyde, the Institute undertakes research teaching and technology transfer in System Level Integration.
Acts as a focus for the University of Edinburgh's work in high performance computing. The Centre's task is to accelerate the effective exploitation of high performance parallel computing systems throughout academia, industry and commerce.
This article was published on Apr 18, 2013