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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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our economic recovery prospectus illustrates our dedication to supporting the global recovery efforts in relation to covid-19.

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