Stirling boasts a University that is internationally recognised for delivering world class research across several areas.

The results of the University of Stirling's performance in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) were outstanding, with Stirling enhancing its position as one of the top research-led universities in the UK.
The university’s key research areas (within which there are areas of specific research activity) are:

The University of Stirling is well engaged with local industry and business support partners. This offers a wide range of opportunities for the businesses based here to take advantage of world class research and facilities to investigate, test and develop products and services.

“The University of Stirling enjoys a close working relationship with many businesses in the area and sees first-hand the innovative approach taken, and output generated, by these organisations. Being research-intensive, the University is delighted to be able to contribute to that innovative approach through opportunities to work with our business partners, whether it’s through a piece of contract research work to test a business hypothesis, placement of interns or access to highly employable graduates. Stirling means business and so does its University.”

Dr John RogersDirector of Research & Enterprise, University of Stirling

Click here for detailed information on the University’s research activity https://www.stir.ac.uk/research/

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