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. 27, April, 2015 Advanced computing research boosts productivity and performance

    Smart Data Launch

    The €4.2M ParaPhrase project brought together academic and industrial experts from across Europe, including RGU, to improve the programmability and performance of modern parallel computing technologies.  

  1. 04, May, 2015 Gray's Future / Rob Hunter Prize Exhibition

    Gray's Future

    An exhibition of Third Year work exploring the upgrading and possible adaptive re-use of Gray's School of Art building.  


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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