Research centres Fraser of Allander Institute The Fraser of Allander Institute is a leading independent regional economic research unit and carries out research into regional economic issues in general and for the Scottish economy in particular. Centre for Financial Regulation and Innovation The CeFRI was established in 2016 as a centre of academic excellence in Financial Regulation and Innovation. Scottish Centre for Employment Research Scottish Centre for Employment Research's (SCER) purpose is to produce high quality academic research for policy use in public, private and voluntary sectors. Strathclyde Institute for Operations Management Strathclyde Institute for Operations Management (SIOM) brings together the leading experts in Operations Management and Advanced Manufacturing. INFORMED DECISION ANALYTICS (IDeA) The Centre for Informed Decision Analytics (IDeA) is a leading group working on a wide range of techniques to support decision-makers.