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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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University of Edinburgh offers course on carbon capture

The University of Edinburgh is to offer an online course discussing ways of protecting the atmosphere from excess CO2, climate change and carbon capture and storage technology. The massive open online course or More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Campaigner honoured by university

Gordon Aikman Motor neurone disease (MND) campaigner Gordon Aikman has been honoured by his former university one year after his death. The University of Edinburgh’s George Square Lecture Theatre is to be renamed More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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New public partnership at Edinburgh Bioquarter

Four major public sector organisations have agreed a new plan to develop Edinburgh BioQuarter. The five-year collaboration agreement involves The City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian, Scottish Enterprise and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Cautious welcome for university scheme

The University of Edinburgh will be included in a pilot scheme to simplify the visa process for those students on a Master’s course of 13 months or less. Tier 4 students will now be able to stay for six months More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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University rename Medical School courtyard in honour of Else Inglis

A medical pioneer who saved countless soldiers’ lives has been honoured by her former university 100 years after her death.   The University of Edinburgh’s Old Medical School courtyard is to be renamed More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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Mystery donor makes £10 million funding pledge to university

An unnamed benefactor has given £10 million to the University of Edinburgh to make it possible for the transformation of the former Royal Infirmary building into a state of the art Institute.   The building More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Public lecture by Roy Greenslade

Last night we attended a lecture by Roy Greenslade who is Professor of Journalism at City University, and who has been a much respected media commentator for some years.   He has worked with many of the well-known More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Women’s Hockey – Edinburgh to take on GHK this weekend

Sam Judge takes high-flying Edinburgh University women to lowly GHK on Saturday. Photo John Preece And the students coach is determined not to slip-up as she bids to defend the Division One title. So far, Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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At the Talbot Rice Gallery – John Akomfrah

They always manage to get something rather unusual at the Talbot Rice and this exhibition is no exception. The floor is covered with 25 tonnes of small stones in acclaimed artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah’s More...

By John Preece On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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William Henry Playfair. Architect of Edinburgh’s Cityscape

Drawings from the architect will go on display in a new exhibition at the City Art Centre. Around 50 , rarely seen, drawings from William Henry Playfair’s practice, including plans for some of Edinburgh’s most More...

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