Based across two floors of the MacRobert Building at the University of Aberdeen, dot.rural brings together a team of 80+ researchers from across the disciplines of computer science, communications engineering, human geography, sociology, business, transport studies, health sciences and environmental science. This includes a large cohort of PhD students (22) and a sizeable number of associate investigators - academic colleagues from Aberdeen and elsewhere.
Research activities are organised around four broad rural challenges, as follows:
Supporting these are four technology areas:
Cross-cutting activities include impact assessment, public engagement and work to investigate digital engagement and resilience in rural communities.
For more information on dot.rural personnel visit our People pages.