Research environment

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

At Edinburgh Napier, our research informs teaching and impacts business and society. Our researchers work across a wide range of areas, finding solutions to today’s most challenging problems. 

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

School research

Our research ranking

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

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.