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About Research into Results

Research Into Results' (RIR) principal activity is the delivery of research and project management services in the area of international development. This specifically includes assisting projects and funders to enhance impact from academic research.

Research Into Results has particular expertise in working with research partnerships linking the Department for International Development (DFID) and the UKs Research Councils, including the development and implementation of services to enhance both impact and value for money of collaborative programmes.

RIR Current Projects

Research Into Results Limited currently hosts the Directorate for the UKs Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) Programme and the Senior Advisory Team (SAT) for the ESRC-DFID Joint Scheme for Research on International Development (Poverty Alleviation).

Contact information

The operational offices of the company are at:

Argyle House
Lady Lawson Street

Tel: +44 (0)131 650 9014

Company information

Research into Results Limited was established in 2010, and is a 100% subsidiary company of the University of Edinburgh.

The company is registered in Scotland (Registration No. SC382100), and its registered office is at:

Old College
South Bridge

Company directors

The directors of the company are:

  • Mr Hugh Edmiston
  • Professor Alexander Tudhope

Statutory documents

Minutes, agenda and papers of Board meetings

Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 requires Scottish public authorities to produce and maintain a publication scheme.

As a subsidiary company of the University of Edinburgh, Research into Results Limited (RiR) has adopted the Model Publication Scheme 2015 produced by the Scottish Information Commissioner.

This scheme has the Commissioner's approval until 31 May 2019.

The University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh logoThe University of Edinburgh is internationally renowned as a centre for academic excellence, and many of our academics are acknowledged globally as influential experts in their fields. The University is constantly ranked among the best universities in league tables, which represent high standards in teaching, research, facilities and graduate prospects.