Our research environment

Edinburgh Napier’s research environment encourages innovative research within our schools as well as strong cross-disciplinary collaboration across the university.

We have three encompassing themes that provide a strategic context for cross-university activity and interdisciplinary research in areas of strength and external relevance. They are:

Our research ranking

The recent Research Excellence Framework judged that the majority of our research was world-leading or internationally excellent.

Research by school

Research support

All about Edinburgh Napier University's research support including awards, accolades and researcher testimonials.

Principal's Research Fellowships

As part of our 2020 strategic vision, we launched our prestigious 5-year Principal’s Research Fellowships to attract the highest quality researchers.