Academic Research


Research at the University of Dundee has been ranked among the very best in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. It is one of the strongest research hubs in Europe with an international reputation in Life Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Computing, Art & Design and the Humanities.


The Abertay research agenda includes world leading environmental research in soil science, innovative visualisation of complex datasets, policing research ranging from witness analysis through to face identity and aspects of money laundering, aspects of regional and national economic analysis and accountancy as related to the oil and gas industry.


The James Hutton Institute is a world-leading scientific organisation encompassing a distinctive range of integrated strengths in land, crop, waters, environmental and socio-economic science. It undertakes research for customers including the Scottish and UK Governments, the EU and other organisations worldwide.