Video interviews

In an ongoing feature, researchers discuss the international impact of their work.

These short films highlight some of the globally significant research happening across the University. The series explores the impact that individuals and collaborations at the University of Edinburgh can have on the big issues facing the world.

Betsy Olsen

Religion and development

Dr Betsy Olsen discusses the intersection of religion and development in Latin America.

Religion and development

Global breast cancer issues

Global breast cancer issues

Is mammography a life saving investment or redundant or harmful? The first of a series of snapshots on global breast cancer issues run by the Global Health Academy.

Global breast cancer issues

Antonella Sorace

Postive effects of bilingualism

Antonella Sorace, Professor of Developmental Linguistics, extols the benefits of speaking two languages.

Professor Antonella Sorace

Yvonne McEwen

War and conflict response

Yvonne McEwen discusses why it's important to understand war and our responses to conflict.

Yvonne McEwen

Dr Gavin Kretzschmar

Global banking

Dr Gavin Kretzschmar talks on the global banking system and his work in Kazakhstan.

Dr Gavin Kretzschmar

Dr Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

Russian language

Dr Lara Ryazanova-Clarke discusses the changing nature of the Russian language and Edinburgh's continuing links with Russia.

Dr Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

Prof. Scott Murray

Palliative care in Africa

Professor Scott Murray discusses the challenges of providing end of life care in Africa.

Professor Scott Murray

Dr Thomas Maloney, African Studies

Global development

Research on the future of Africa and development in the Global South by Dr Thomas Molony and Professor James Smith.

Global development

Professor Donald Bloxham

Genocide studies

Why it's important to study genocide in the 21st Century, and Edinburgh's international links.

Professor Donald Bloxham

Professor Jose Torero

Fire safety

The first of the series - Edinburgh's Fire Safety research; why it is so crucial and why Edinburgh is a good place to work.

Professor Jose L. Torero


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