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.

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  1. 11, November, 2015 RGU making it ‘Big in Japan’

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    RGU's internationalisation strategy is ‘delivering hugely encouraging results’ with the land of the rising sun, a team of leading academics from the university have said.  


  1. 17, February, 2016 Professorial Lecture: To Boldly Go: Crossing Borders, Boundaries and Disciplines as a Way Forward in Health and Social Care Education

    Professor Diack will discuss the increasing challenges to understanding Interprofessional Education (IPE) and will argue that the way forward is to develop a more holistic transdisciplinary education.  

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