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. 11, April, 2014 RGU professor chairs schools referendum debate

    Alan Dunlop chaired the final of the Institute of Ideas Debating Matters competition which will air on STV this weekend.  

  1. 07, February, 2014 Heal the World - Ade Adesina

    Exhibition by Gray's School of Art Graduate puts human behaviour under the spotlight.  


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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