Research strategy

Current research strategies across the University and support from Edinburgh Research Office.

Developing research and funding strategies for your area?

Our latest intelligence, insights and advice on research planning, policy, development and funding.

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Research Policy insights

The Research Policy and Horizon Scanning Insights hub offers a range of content which provides the University community with up-to-date research policy intelligence.

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Research and Innovation Strategy 2030

Information about the Research and Innovation Strategy 2030 can be found on this webpage: 

University of Edinburgh Research and Innovation Strategy 

Research Cultures Action Plan

Agreed by University Executive in February 2023, highlights of the plan include measures on recognising collegiality and citizenship in annual review and promotions, more targeted support for under-represented groups, and an ambitious plan for supporting our technician community.  

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Public Engagement with Research Statement

Read the Public Engagement with Research Strategy

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The College values research and knowledge exchange and celebrates the difference it makes to individual researchers, to the academic environment in which we work and to the wider world.

CAHSS research and KE strategy webpage

College of Science and Engineering

All of the Schools in the College undertake their own research in areas specific to their interests and strengths.

CSE research webpage

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Our College ‘One Medicine, One Health’ strategy is built upon integration of research from bench to bedside and from process to population.

CMVM research webpage