School of Engineering and the Built Environment research

Our applied research with industry and government is highly valued and is rated as international and world leading. Our staff work with industry, government and leading research institutes involving over 45 countries.

Institute for Sustainable Construction

The Institute comprises some of Scotland’s leading built environment applied research and knowledge transfer centres. We cover a range of disciplines, including SMART cities, acoustics, energy, offsite construction, timber engineering, wood science.

Engineering Research Group

The Group comprises some of Scotland’s leading applied engineering research and knowledge transfer centres. We cover a range of disciplines, including automation, civil engineering, materials, and sensors.

Transport Research Institute

The Institute comprises some of Scotland’s leading applied transportation research and knowledge transfer centres. We cover a range of disciplines, including freight, transport policy, SMART mobility, and healthy transport.


Postgraduate research

Our research degree programmes are created between the research interests of you and the School.

If you are interested in finding out if the University can provide research degree supervisory expertise in your chosen field of interest, email Dr. David Binnie, the school's Research Degrees Coordinator.

School of Engineering & Built Environment

School of Engineering and the Built Environment research

Edinburgh Napier University
Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
Edinburgh
EH10 5DT
United Kingdom

+44 (0)131 455 2951