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. 29, August, 2014 Green Apple Award for Aberdeen sustainability project

    The RGU team picked up the bronze sustainable development award alongside Aberdeen City Council for its work on the EU-funded MUSIC project.  

  1. 09, September, 2014 Launch of Smart Data Technologies Centre

    Find out about our ambitions and the national vision embodied in the forthcoming Data Lab.  


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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