Our Research

Here at Stirling, our energetic research community conducts quality research relevant to society's needs. We have key strengths in the fields of: Living Well; Global Security and Resilience; and Cultures, Communities and Society. All our research activity maintains exceptional quality standards allowing us to support and improve life across the world.

Our major research themes

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Our People

We are a community of researchers who make a difference, producing world-leading research across a distinctive subject mix of sciences, social sciences and humanities.  Click here to find out more about our people

Meet our research community

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Our researcher community

If you are a researcher at Stirling, our Community pages contain advice and guidance for all aspects of your research management.

Advice and guidance for researchers

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Study with us

Learn more about our postgraduate study opportunities, studentships, and how to apply.

Work with us

Check out our academic and research vacancies.

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Information for businesses and organisations interested in working with us.

Research Success and Strategy

Research Strategy

Find out more about the University's Research Strategy 2016-2021, which contributes to the University's Strategic Plan.


Our research continues to build upon excellent recent successes. Find out more about our performance in REF 2014.

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Research in our Faculties

Our research takes place within our Faculties, which are vibrant hubs of research and teaching.

Research & Innovation Services

We work to continuously provide excellent professional services as key partners in delivering the University of Stirling’s research strategy.  Find out more about the staff who work here.

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