The School of Education offers a dynamic environment for researchers and research students, with a strong network of national and international collaborative links. We are ranked 2nd in Scotland and in the top 15 in the UK for the volume of world-leading and internationally excellent research in education. Our research and knowledge transfer strands are listed below.
The research profile of the School benefits from the inclusion of researchers with expertise across all sectors of education- formal and non-formal, pre-school through to higher, adult, work-based and community education. Across the School there is a strong focus on research relating to the enhancement of teaching and learning and associated issues of access and social justice, with extensive collaboration with government bodies, employers, education authorities, schools, colleges, the voluntary sector, urban and rural regeneration agencies.
Staff within the School belong to one of five Research and Knowledge Transfer Groups:
In addition, there are a number of specialist Research Centres operating within the School:
Our Graduate School provides an excellent environment in which to pursue postgraduate research and training. It seeks to provide the widest possible range of opportunities for disciplinary, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary postgraduate study.
For Graduate School enquiries please contact: Mrs M Porch, Social Sciences Academic & Student Admin, Room 107, Florentine House. Telephone: +44 (0)141-330 3021