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

Our 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 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 community, with over 100 research students from across the globe. 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

The Science behind your Satnav: 2015 Tutorial on Vehicle Routing

5th October 2015

In September of this year Gilbert Laporte and Tim Pigden were invited to the University of Edinburgh Business School to share their knowledge and ideas in a two-day world class workshop about routing and scheduling. PhD students Pascal Wissink and Mona Hamid organised the event with help from their supervisor... Continue reading

Research on Twitter

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RT @ESRC: Take a look at over 200 events taking part across the UK in the #esrcfestival of social science All free t…

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A few places left for our @ESRC seminar, for doctoral/EC researchers: Fin Servs & Consumers - to register/more info

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RT @Philip_Roscoe: Just preparing tomorrow's talk for @uebsresearch: 'Descriptions, narratives and a ‘political theory of organizational pe…

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RT @DuncanChapple: On my way with @uebsresearch to @VisitCopenhagen for #ThinkingInfrastructures Workshop at @CBScpn #BusinessSchool http:/…

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RT @crangma: Looks like great workshop on Thinking Infrastructures with @AmooreLouise @neilpollock Juan-Pablo Pardo Guerra at…