School of Informatics

About us

Introductory information on the School of Informatics.


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

Explore the School of Informatics

Welcome to the School of Informatics Virtual Tour.

History of the School of Informatics

The School over the years
Historical articles and trivia marking the 20th anniversary of establishing the School of Informatics in its current shape and the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Informatics Forum.

What is Informatics?

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

Mental health and wellbeing

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There are plenty of resources within the School and the University providing help and support for both staff and students in Informatics.

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

100% of our impact case studies are world-leading in the REF 2021 assessment for computer science and informatics.  We also received 100% top grades for our environment statement.


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Informatics social media channels and videos.


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The School of Informatics is located in central Edinburgh.

Contact the School of Informatics

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This page lists relevant contact details for the School of Informatics. Please direct your query to the appropriate department.