Research at SRUC is focused on rural, environmental and land-based activity and underpins our education and consultancy. Our work addresses health and productivity in animals, animal welfare and crops, promotes low carbon farming and increases farm output through efficiency and innovation.
Our vision is to be a dynamic and innovative research community that benefits the rural economy and rural communities and enhances their environment through the following Research Groups:
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Our research centres and teams are based in 7 locations across Scotland
including sites in Inverness, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Ayr.
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Find out more about SRUC current vacancies including PhD vacancies and apply online.
Our research publications cover a wide range of topics, including crops, livestock, climate change, rural issues etc and are available as free
Find out what areas of research SRUC is involved in and how to apply.
A focus for research in rural policy, informing and contributing to policy debates, issuing regular briefings and organising high profile events.