Delivering research for change.
The world faces significant challenges, from food security to climate change. At SRUC, we have a vital role in responding to these challenges and creating opportunities.
Our researchers work locally and internationally to better understand and to transform the world around us.
Working with industry and policy makers, our staff and students design, develop and deliver real-world change to benefit the global natural economy.
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Our Challenge Centres will tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues and produce research that influences industry, policy, communities and society.
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We have a very broad spectrum of research activities from animal behaviour, genetics and epidemiology to soils, agricultural systems and environmental factors.
Facilities & capabilities
SRUC has several research centres across Scotland, working on a vast variety of topics.
You can access our research outputs, learn more about our research team, see our current and past research projects and much more on SRUC Pure. The portal aims to showcase and preserve our research outputs and make it more accessible to anyone with an interest.
Our researchers carry out strategic and applied research on global and local food security issues, and actively support the translation of research results into practice. Our research ethos is strongly collaborative, and we have a long history of industrial, NGO and academic partnerships, locally and internationally.
We have longstanding disciplinary strengths in several key areas and actively promote interdisciplinary research, especially linking natural and social sciences.
We have a particular interest in research that helps inform policy, with Scottish and UK Government rural affairs and environment departments and the EU as key research clients.
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You can access our research outputs, learn more about our research team, see our current and past research projects and much more on SRUC Pure.