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From discovery to application, our pioneering research delivers results with far reaching global impact, helping transform societies and drive economies. 

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World-leading research focuses on finding solutions to major global challenges through significant international collaborations and connectivity to business. Our multi-disciplinary, award-winning research shapes the future by building capacity and capability.


Heriot-Watt University was ranked the 9th university in the UK and 1st in Scotland for research impact.

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