Research

Innovative research rooted in the heart of Shetland’s community

Shetland UHI boasts a wide multidisciplinary research capacity. Inspired by Shetland’s land, sea and culture, our researchers undertake innovative research activities.

We have renowned expertise in marine sciences and industries, fisheries, cultural and heritage research.

Find out more about the University of Highlands and Island’s collaborative research.

69% of University of the Highlands and Islands research is considered internationally excellent and world leading, putting the university amongst the top performing modern universities in the UK (Research Excellence Framework, 2014)