Explore our research

Research conducted at Edinburgh Napier University brings together our academic staff, students and external partners to solve real-world problems, influence policy and deliver positive societal change.
Research, innovation & enterprise

We use our expertise to find ingenious ways forward and work to develop non-traditional partnerships beyond the education sphere.

Our three research themes – Sustainable Communities, Information Society and Wellbeing – feed into an overarching institutional focus on sustainability.

Explore our impact case studies for a closer look at what we are doing, or find out what our different schools are focusing on.

Impact case studies

Research by School


The Edinburgh Napier Repository is an Open Access showcase for our research outputs.

Research explorer tool

The research explorer tool is a comprehensive, searchable database of all our research activity