Robert Gordon is home to multi-disciplinary research that focuses its activities on addressing major issues around the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, care and welfare of patients, drawing on the research skills of academic staff in their Schools of Applied Social Studies, Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy and Life Sciences.  It also houses the Research Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology (CORE) and the CyanoSol research facility which aims to develop sustainable solutions for algae related problems in the aquatic environment in parallel with the exploitation of their diverse biosynthetic capabilities.