The School advances knowledge through theoretical and applied discipline-based research, which is published in top academic journals, and creates impact through peer recognition, corporate and community engagement and the support of student learning.

Research Mission

The Business School's research mission is to produce theory-led, practically-relevant, research that addresses contemporary organisational and management challenges faced by businesses, public organisations, regulatory bodies and policy-makers. Our research strategy is focused on creating and sustaining a supportive, collaborative and vibrant research culture, through: raising the quality and quantity of our research output; and by supporting, developing and managing all faculty to achieve our goals.


Practitioner Engagement

Practitioner engagement is a major emphasis of the Business School. In addition to dissemination in academic and practitioner journals, each research group runs a variety of activities with the aim of providing a broad base of accessible evidence for practitioner-oriented activities.

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Doctoral Community

The Business School’s research environment is further enlivened by our growing doctoral research community, with over 100 international full and part-time students. Please see the PhD section for detailed information on our research degree programmes and how to apply.

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Latest Research News

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Latest Research News

2nd International Entrepreneurship Workshop–Bridging the Gap Between Entrepreneurship and International Business

14th April 2014

The Second International Entrepreneurship Workshop at the University of Edinburgh Business School held 7th -9th April 2014 brought together five global scholars with senior and junior scholars from around the world to share intellectual experiences, establish a mutually beneficial research network, and chart new waters in international entrepreneurship research.... Continue reading

Research on Twitter

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RT @britac_news: British Academy report published today about #OpenAccess journal publishing in humanities & social sciences http://t.co/gV…

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Prof Chris Carter's article "An exploration of the professional habitus in the Big 4 accounting firms" is now in WES: http://t.co/v3cy7FagzK

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2nd International Entrepreneurship Workshop – Bridging the Gap Between Entrepreneurship and International Business http://t.co/HN5Fh2fjr6