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Facts & Figures

76% of the University’s research is achieving 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' standards according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014
Dundee is a truly global university with no fewer than 145 countries represented among our students and staff
The University is ranked 58 among the world’s top 100 universities in Life Sciences in the Times Higher Education 2014-15 World University Rankings
Best for STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - research in Scotland. Civil Engineering 3rd in UK, Maths and General Engineering top in Scotland in REF 2014
Dundee has led the world in the development of laparoscopic surgery techniques
Biological Sciences at Dundee topped the UK table in the Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our Research Strengths

World-Class Research
In 2012/13 research awards to the University of Dundee grew to over £140m
The University has patents and patent applications covering 85 technologies and earns on average over £1m per annum in licensing income from its licensed technologies.
Spin-out companies
The University has over 25 spin-out companies and 3 associated start-ups

Featured Research

Sonic Screwdriver Tightens up Fundamental Physics