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

Congratulations to all our PGR graduates of 2014!

17th December 2014

A run-down of all of our post graduate research students who graduated in 2014.... Continue reading

Research on Twitter

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RT @EdinburghUni: New video: Rankings reaffirm Edinburgh’s place as global leader

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We recently hosted @Thorsten_Gruber who discussed academic impact and how to improve citation scores

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RT @LSEImpactBlog: "T’was the night before REF, when all through the land..." Great poem by @AnnieBruton to kick off #REF2014 maelstrom! ht…

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Read about our recent Worldclass Workshop on Contemporary Thinking in Marketing, organised by PhD students:

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Charlotte Gilmore's new book 'Organising Music' will be published in the New Year: