University of Stirling

University Research in Scotland

Research and Enterprise at the University of Stirling

Research Repository


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Research at Stirling

Here at Stirling our energetic research community conducts all kinds of quality research relevant to society’s needs. In this way, we make a vital contribution to life in Scotland and beyond.

To find out more about us as a Scottish research university, please see our "Research Themes" and "Research Clusters" pages. For a quick overview of the site's contents, please see the site map page.

Our research

Research Fortnight's "Research Success Rankings" of 2007 ranked Stirling as the top university in Scotland for attracting research income. This success will continue as we aim to top more than £10m a year by 2009. We will maintain our exceptional quality standards and will continue to support and improve life in Scotland, and the world, through our research. To find out more about what we do, please see the "About our Research" section.

Working with you, our partners in research

We understand that success in research cannot be achieved on our own, so collaboration and partnerships of all kinds are extremely important to us. Whether you’re based in Scotland, the UK, or anywhere in the world, we can work together to improve business and improve lives. To find out more about working in research with the University of Stirling, please see the "Research and Business" section.

Supporting you as researchers

The Research and Enterprise Office (REO) and academic departments are dedicated to supporting the research community here at Stirling. To find out more about the support available, see the "Support for Researchers" section.

Supporting you as research students

Stirling offers a lively research community and as a postgraduate research student here, you will thrive in the supportive environment offered by the Stirling Graduate Research School (SGRS). To find out more about what we can do for you, see our Postgraduate Information section.

If you are a prospective postgraduate student and want to find out more about studying at Stirling, please visit the Postgraduate Study section of the University site.