Centre for Data, Culture & Society
The Centre for Data, Culture & Society builds capacity for and supports data-led and digital research methods within the arts, humanities and social sciences. A platform for methodological innovation, we help our community to develop projects, learn new skills and techniques, and share experiences and practices.
Centre for Investing Innovation
The Centre for Investing Innovation is a strategic partnership between global asset management company abrdn and the University of Edinburgh. It is addressing challenges facing the investment and asset management sector, including how to improve demonstrable societal benefit.
Centre for Research in Digital Education
Our research is focused on how technology, culture, learning and policy intersect within research and practice in digital education. Focused on socially responsible digital education, it covers all sectors from early years to school, higher education and lifelong learning.
Centre for Technomoral Futures
The Centre for Technomoral Futures focuses on the ethical implications of present and future advances in AI, machine learning and other data-driven technologies. It supports work and research in these areas across the Futures Institute, the University of Edinburgh and with a wide portfolio of partners, projects and networks.
Childlight – Global Safety Institute
Childlight works with partners around the world to understand the prevalence, nature and scale of child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA). We will use our data to support governments and organisations in taking action to safeguard children, ensuring no child lives their life in the darkness of sexual exploitation and abuse.
Data for Children Collaborative
A specialist unit within the Edinburgh Futures Institute, aiming to address existing problems for children using innovative data science techniques. They are experts in bringing together diverse data collaborations with values of trust and transparency using safe data to improve outcomes for every child.
Edinburgh Centre for Financial Innovations
The Edinburgh Centre for Financial Innovations, in collaboration with external stakeholders, exploits the big data and computational evolution in financial services for societal benefit. Using a unique interdisciplinary lens combining the physical and engineering sciences with the social sciences, humanities and the arts, ECFI engages in research addressing real world challenges facing society today.
Mathematics for Humanity
The Mathematics for Humanity project is an initiative by the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS). The project supports the efforts of mathematical scientists to work for the betterment of humanity by facilitating the delivery of projects that engage with the challenges of accessible education, knowledge-driven activism, and transformative scholarship.
Moray House School of Education and Sport
Moray House School of Education and Sport has been making a major contribution and impact to the fields of education and sport both in Scotland and worldwide for almost 200 years. They are one of the leading centres for research, impact and teaching in Education and Sport both locally and globally.
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is a one-of-a-kind centre of excellence in clinical activity, teaching and research. They represent the largest concentration of animal science related expertise in Europe, impacting local, regional, national and international communities.
School of Divinity
The School of Divinity is one of the largest centres for the teaching and research of theology and religious studies in the UK. The School is also ranked in the world’s top 20 universities for Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023).
School of Engineering
The School of Engineering is at the forefront in using academic underpinning research to tackle real-world problems. The School is one of the most industrially-engaged within the University, with graduates providing a higher-than-average economic impact when they enter the workplace.
School of GeoSciences
The School of Geosciences is one of the largest and most successful interdisciplinary groupings of geographers and geoscientists in the UK, with a community of staff, students and researchers passionately committed to understanding the impact of climate on the Earth’s systems, the environment and ecosystems.
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is one of the great world centres for the study of the human past. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, the School’s subjects were in the top five in the UK for breadth and quality of research (THE Research Power rank).
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) offers one of the widest range of languages of any UK university, from Chinese to Scottish Gaelic. They teach all six official languages of the United Nations, and eight of the languages of the European Union.
School of Physics and Astronomy
The current School of Physics & Astronomy was formed in 1993 by the merger of the Department of Physics (called the Department of Natural Philosophy until the late 1960s) and the Department of Astronomy. The School has about 260 members of staff, of whom around 80 are academic teaching staff.
School of Social and Political Science
The School of Social and Political Science is one of the leading schools of social science in the UK. They provide an outstanding educational environment for their students and support the highest-quality research, tackling some of the world’s greatest challenges.