One of the world’s top research-intensive universities

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, ranked 4th in the UK for research power (Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions), with 83% of our research activity classified as world leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Discover our research

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

Edinburgh Research Explorer

Research areas

A-Z of research centres and institutes

Animal research

University research strategy

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Collaborate with us

Edinburgh Innovations provides research and commercialisation expertise to industry, funders, licensees and investors. Our consultancy services make it easy to access the University's academic expertise and state-of-the-art facilities.

Edinburgh Innovations