Research

Research areas

Explore the work of our world-class researchers across a range of cross-disciplinary areas.

Arts, Humanities and Social Science

One of the UK's largest and most comprehensive communities of arts, humanities and social science scholars.

Arts, Humanities and Social Science

Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Our world renowned medical research benefits from unique links with major hospitals, research institutes and charitable bodies.

Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Science and Engineering

We are a key player in European research collaborations, engaging in specialised and interdisciplinary research in pure and applied science and engineering.

Science and Engineering

Animal research

Learn more about our animal research, including the reasons why we use animals in research, alternatives to using animals and how many animals are used.

Animal research

All research centres and institutes

See a full list of the research centres and institutes at the University of Edinburgh:

A-Z of research centres and institutes