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. 04, February, 2015 Indian residency project looks to bring out of this world ideas to earth

    CAAS Khoj residency

    A design expert in extreme environments at Gray’s School of Art has been invited to undertake a residency in India to explore the way people interact with their habitat.  

  1. 03, March, 2015 Elphinstone Defence Lecture

    Health building - web news shaped

    Come along to a lecture by Brigadier Ian Gardiner entitled ‘Mission Command: How to Succeed in Chaos’.  


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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