Tag archive for ‘University of Edinburgh’
By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

University archives reveal Queensferry Crossing design is historic

Forgotten pioneer’s Forth crossing dream realised after 200 years While perusing the University of Edinburgh archives, geographer Bruce Gittings came across a plan for a bridge which bears some resemblance to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 31st, 2017

Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – public art installation

A public art installation created by Edinburgh secondary school pupils is now open at Old College Quad The Edinburgh International Festival unveiled Blueprint for the Future today. It is a free art installation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Damian Green meets Valkyrie Robot at University of Edinburgh

Damian Green, First Secretary of State enjoying a demonstration of research at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics – a joint venture involving the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University – following More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

University of Edinburgh to play a pivotal role in the City Region Deal

The University of Edinburgh will be a key partner in a major initiative that seeks to make Edinburgh and its surrounding region the European leader for applying data science to products and services. The move to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Moray House examiner receives MBE in Birthday Honours

In HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours list Dr Sharon McMurray from Belfast received an MBE. Dr McMurray is an external Examiner at Moray House School of Education for Edinburgh University’s M.A. Primary More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, June 5th, 2017

Field hockey – students go unbeaten in Europe

Sam Judge has guided her student team into Europe and emerged unbeaten. Photo John Preece Edinburgh University women completed their EuroHockey Challenge 2 unbeaten but they were taken to a shootout by Austrian More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

University of Edinburgh research may lead to new treatment

Research at the University of Edinburgh has identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes. This may lead to new therapies following studies on mice and rats where blocking a protein More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Field hockey – Grange stay out in front in the league race

Watsonians press forward and Grange skipper Cammy Fraser takes evasive action in a rare attack during Saturday’s defeat at Fettes. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Division One: Grange 10, Watsonians 0; Western More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

New research into terminal care

Marie Curie and the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office (CSO) have announced the funding for two new research studies looking at care for people with terminal illnesses. It is hoped that the studies, which More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Etellect open new Edinburgh office

Etellect which is a business automation specialist is to open a new office in Edinburgh to act as its mobile development hub. Andrew Russell will head up the new outlet, moving from the office at Hillington in More...