Research at RGU

The focus at Robert Gordon University is on applied research. An integral part of our purpose is to build a research base of staff and students who undertake highly relevant leading-edge research that advances knowledge and provides tangible benefits to the wider economy and society.

RGU has world class researchers in allied health professions, computer science, engineering, architecture, accounting and finance, business and management, library and information management, and art and design.

Research Institutes

Providing the focus for delivery of research and knowledge transfer and to further develop the excellent research that was identified in REF2014.

Each research institute hosts a graduate school to engender a supportive research community, providing an environment conducive to high quality student experience and achievement.

Study for a Research Degree

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  1. 08, October, 2015 Head of Gray’s School of Art to deliver professorial lecture

    Professor Chris O'Neil

    The Head of Gray’s School of Art, Prof. Chris O'Neil, will deliver a professorial lecture which demonstrate the various impacts that successful learning communities have on society, the economy and culture.  


  1. 18, November, 2015 Professorial Lecture: Augmented Reality: Enhancements or Hype?

    Professor Holt will explore current trends in technology that allow us to augment human reality through visors, heads-up displays, smart phones and tablets, as well as give a glimpse of where augmentation might be taking us in the short and long term.  

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