Expertise at Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, ranked 4th in the UK for research power (Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions), with 83% of our research activity classified as world leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Our ethos of ‘research without boundaries’ ensures that interdisciplinary research is at our core. Our outstanding science, arts, humanities, social sciences and clinical researchers readily work together to deliver solutions to the great global challenges of the 21st century.

Research interests cover multiple disciplines and areas – amongst those:

  • AI
  • Banking
  • Big data
  • Blockchain
  • Capital market anomalies
  • Cloud computing
  • Computer security
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate pension risk analysis
  • Credit risk
  • Crypto currencies
  • Cryptography
  • Databases
  • Data quality
  • Data flows and real-time streaming
  • Data security & privacy
  • Design informatics
  • Econometrics of financial markets
  • Ethics
  • Financial innovation
  • Financial regulation
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information security
  • Innovative entrepreneurship
  • Integration and exchange
  • Machine learning
  • Modelling
  • Natural language processing
  • Numerical analysis
  • Probabilistic modelling
  • Psychology of credit behaviour
  • Software security
  • Statistics
  • Systemic risk