School of Divinity


Research centres and fellowships in the School of Divinity.

About our research

New College Lights
The School of Divinity was rankedĀ 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK* for Theology and Religious Studies in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).

Impact and engagement

We have a direct, positive impact on society as a result of our research, knowledge exchange, public engagement activities and schools outreach.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Chuck Williams in the Blackie Mackinnon Postgraduate Study Room
When and how to apply for Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Research centres and networks

Research Centres
Our research centres and networks are founded on a 500-year tradition of creative thought.

Research projects

Long shot of New College and Bank Street taken across the trees from Waverley Mall area
Research projects at the School of Divinity are centres of excellence for their subjects.

Research Ethics and Integrity

Ethics in research administration
All research undertaken by Divinity students and staff must satisfy key ethical principles.

Research resources

Research resources
The School of Divinity holds a rich archival collection and has access to many useful research resources. Here are just a few examples.