The REF 2021 results for both education and sport-related research place us as Scotland’s top-ranked institution for research breadth and quality (Times Higher Education).

We are part of a world-class institution that engages with international and national governments and institutions while also being rooted in the City of Edinburgh and a Scottish context.

We are committed to impact, public engagement and knowledge mobilisation through our research and through continuing learning and development for a diverse range of professional stakeholders. 

With over 250 research staff and students, MHSES has a vibrant and expanding research community with a broad portfolio of academic disciplines gathered within seven thematic hubs.

Many of our research and knowledge exchange centres, groups and networks are internationally renowned. Each is housed within one of our seven thematic hubs.

Our postdoctoral fellowships, including Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme and British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowships.

Contact our Research, Knowledge Exchange and Impact (RKEI) Office.