The Economic Impact of University Research Funding in Scotland

Spowage, Mairi and Randolph, Hannah L. and Gillan, Brodie and Dzhonev, Simeon and Milne, Katherine (2023) The Economic Impact of University Research Funding in Scotland. Fraser of Allander Institute, Glasgow.

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The research conducted by universities makes an important contribution to the Scottish economy and society. Such research advances knowledge, develops new products and processes, and increases productivity and economic growth. University research is also a strategic investment. Scotland has more than a population share of the UK's researchers and is often cited as "punching above its weight" in terms of research impact and quality.