Institute for Innovation, Design & Sustainability

The IDEAS Research Institute is a multi-disciplinary research centre that develops novel technologies highly relevant to industry and generates creative spaces for new forms of practice.

IDEAS research builds on acknowledged international excellence in:

  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Computing
  • Architecture & Built Environment
  • Art & Design

It creates synergy by exploiting the rich potential of the interfaces between these diverse disciplines, developing novel technologies that provide innovative solutions and new knowledge in the form of critical practice.

Research in IDEAS is organised through three key themes:

  1. 17, September, 2014 RGU academics to monitor voting intention on Twitter

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    A team of academics at RGU will investigate whether Twitter can be used to predict the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum on polling day.  

  1. 13, September, 2014 Orientation Events for New International Students September 2014

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    A Meet and Greet Service for new students is available at Aberdeen Airport.  


Institute Director:

Professor John McCall

IDEAS Research Institute

Robert Gordon University

Riverside East

Garthdee Road

Aberdeen

AB10 7GJ

Enquiries: ideas@rgu.ac.uk

 



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