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We're a leading international technological University, inspired by our founder’s vision of a ‘place of useful learning’.

Together with our partners, we're at the forefront of international research and development in our strategic themes.

The seven themes bring together our research, teaching and innovation strengths from the whole University. Modern complex challenges need multi-disciplinary approaches, and our thematic approach enables us to bring the right teams together. To discuss working with the University of Strathclyde please email our Industry & Innovation team.

Coronavirus related research

For all Coronavirus related research enquiries, please contact COVID-19-Research@strath.ac.uk

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    Top 20 UK university for research intensity
    (Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014)
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    Part of Scotland’s
    1st Innovation District
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    200+
    start-ups supported
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    60+
    spin-out companies developed

Strategic themes

Together with our partners, we're at the forefront of international research and development in our strategic themes. The seven themes bring together our research, teaching and innovation strengths from the whole University.

Internationally-leading research

We work hard to tackle global challenges. We're in the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014.

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Industry engagement

We are increasing our research intensity and quality in all areas and using innovative approaches to translate high-quality fundamental research to deliver high-impact solutions for global and local challenges. Strathclyde’s renowned research strengths are complemented by the formation of six Clusters of research capability and innovation focus in the following areas:

Strathclyde & COP26

Strathclyde's role

We're privileged to have played our part in the COP26 summit that has taken place in Glasgow. Net zero is at the heart of our strategy and we've been involved in a number of events, exhibitions and other activities throughout the summit.

Strathclyde & COP26

Our Legacy Strategy

At Strathclyde, we fully acknowledge the essential role we have to play in addressing not only the COP26 thematic areas, but also the wider net zero and sustainable development agendas to which these interrelate. Take a look at our legacy strategy to find out more.

Legacy Strategy

Reception of the Technology & Innovation Centre.

Working with communities, businesses & organisations

Discover ways you can develop yourself, your organisation and your staff with support from the University of Strathclyde. From collaborative research to Graduate Apprenticeships, and industry engagement to entrepreneurial support.

Working with communities, businesses & organisations

Centre for Sustainable Development

Our mission is to embrace an integrated and equitable approach to teaching, research, and innovation, to co-create solutions with our global partners across academia, civil society, and the public and private sectors, to secure real-world impact and to tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Centre for Sustainable Development

 

Glasgow City Innovation District

Scotland's first innovation district

Glasgow City Innovation District is a hub for entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration. It builds on Scotland’s rich tradition of scientific excellence and industrial collaboration.

Bringing together ambitious, forward-thinking people, the District is tackling societal and global challenges and driving inclusive economic growth.

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Postgraduate research

As a socially progressive, internationally leading technological University, we’re home to world-class researchers who work side-by-side with our doctoral researchers addressing local, societal and global challenges.

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